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sctp in Linux kernel before 2.6.25.18 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (OOPS) via an INIT-ACK that states the peer does not support AUTH which causes the sctp_process_init function to clean up active transports and triggers the OOPS when the T1-Init timer expires.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9822

sctp in Linux kernel before 2.6.25.18 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (OOPS) via an INIT-ACK that states the peer does not support AUTH which causes the sctp_process_init function to clean up active transports and triggers the OOPS when the T1-Init timer expires.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-4576
Product(s):