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Race condition between the kfree_skb and __skb_unlink functions in the socket buffer handling in Linux kernel 2.6.9 and possibly other versions allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) as demonstrated using the TCP stress tests from the LTP test suite.

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Race condition between the kfree_skb and __skb_unlink functions in the socket buffer handling in Linux kernel 2.6.9 and possibly other versions allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) as demonstrated using the TCP stress tests from the LTP test suite.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2006-2446
Product(s):