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The sctp_process_unk_param function in net/sctp/sm_make_chunk.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.33.3 and earlier when SCTP is enabled allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via an SCTPChunkInit packet containing multiple invalid parameters that require a large amount of error data.

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The sctp_process_unk_param function in net/sctp/sm_make_chunk.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.33.3 and earlier when SCTP is enabled allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via an SCTPChunkInit packet containing multiple invalid parameters that require a large amount of error data.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-1173
Product(s):