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Memory leak in the ip6_input_finish function in ip6_input.c in Linux kernel 2.6.12 and earlier might allow attackers to cause a denial of service via malformed IPv6 packets with unspecified parameter problems which prevents the SKB from being freed.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9396

Memory leak in the ip6_input_finish function in ip6_input.c in Linux kernel 2.6.12 and earlier might allow attackers to cause a denial of service via malformed IPv6 packets with unspecified parameter problems which prevents the SKB from being freed.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • Oracle Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-3858
Product(s):