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CVE-2006-4623 Detail

Current Description

The Unidirectional Lightweight Encapsulation (ULE) decapsulation component in dvb-core/dvb_net.c in the dvb driver in the Linux kernel 2.6.17.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via an SNDU length of 0 in a ULE packet.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

Evaluator Solution

There is a patch available for the affected product release.

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/21/2006)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=204912 This issue does not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 or 3.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/8/20/278 Patch
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-249.htm
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1304
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:182
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_79_kernel.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0689.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/448998/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/471457
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19939 Patch
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-489-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/3551
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-721
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9775

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.17.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4623
NVD Published Date:
09/11/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018