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Integer overflow in the dccp_feat_change function in net/dccp/feat.c in the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP) subsystem in the Linux kernel 2.6.18 and 2.6.17 through 2.6.20 allows local users to gain privileges via an invalid feature length which leads to a heap-based buffer overflow.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9644

Integer overflow in the dccp_feat_change function in net/dccp/feat.c in the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP) subsystem in the Linux kernel 2.6.18 and 2.6.17 through 2.6.20 allows local users to gain privileges via an invalid feature length which leads to a heap-based buffer overflow.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-2358
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