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CVE-2004-0626 Detail

Description

The tcp_find_option function of the netfilter subsystem in Linux kernel 2.6, 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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/06/2004

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000852 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://lwn.net/Articles/91964/ Patch Vendor Advisory
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=108861141304495&w=2
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200407-12.xml Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2004_20_kernel.html
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/16554

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:conectiva:linux:10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:gentoo:linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:suse:suse_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:suse:suse_linux:8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:suse:suse_linux:8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:suse:suse_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:suse:suse_linux:9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-0626
NVD Published Date:
12/06/2004
NVD Last Modified:
07/10/2017