CVE-2006-2444 Detail

Current Description

The snmp_trap_decode function in the SNMP NAT helper for Linux kernel before 2.6.16.18 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via unspecified remote attack vectors that cause failures in snmp_trap_decode that trigger (1) frees of random memory or (2) frees of previously-freed memory (double-free) by snmp_trap_decode as well as its calling function, as demonstrated via certain test cases of the PROTOS SNMP test suite.


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Evaluator Solution

Successful exploitation requires that the "ip_nat_snmp_basic" module is loaded and that traffic NAT is enabled on port 161 or 162. This vulnerability is addressed in the following product release: Linux, Linux Kernel, 2.6.16.18

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Hyperlink Resource
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.16.18 Patch 
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016153
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-180.htm
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-203.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1183
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1184
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/681569 US Government Resource 
http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.16.y.git;a=commit;h=1db6b5a66e93ff125ab871d6b3f7363412cc87e8 Patch 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:087
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_42_kernel.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_47_kernel.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_64_kernel.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0437.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0580.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0617.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18081
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-302-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/1916
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/26594
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11318

Weakness Enumeration

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-2444
NVD Published Date:
05/25/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018
Source:
MITRE