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STP Protocol Length Verification Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:384

The STP protocol implementation in Linux 2.4.x does not properly verify certain lengths which could allow attackers to cause a denial of service.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Linux 9
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2003-0551
Product(s):
  • Linux kernel