CVE-2004-0592 Detail

Current Description

The tcp_find_option function of the netfilter subsystem for IPv6 in the SUSE Linux 2.6.5 kernel with USAGI patches, when using iptables and TCP options rules, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption by infinite loop) via a large option length that produces a negative integer after a casting operation to the char type, a similar flaw to CVE-2004-0626.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2004-July/023408.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2004_20_kernel.html Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43137

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-0592
NVD Published Date:
12/31/2004
NVD Last Modified:
07/10/2017
Source:
MITRE