CVE-2006-5619 Detail

Current Description

The seqfile handling (ip6fl_get_n function in ip6_flowlabel.c) in Linux kernel 2.6 up to 2.6.18-stable allows local users to cause a denial of service (hang or oops) via unspecified manipulations that trigger an infinite loop while searching for flowlabels.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (11/07/2006)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and are tracking it via bug 213214 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=213214 This issue does not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 or 3

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/11/5/46
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0014.html
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-063.htm
http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=bcd620757d3a4ae78ef0ca41adb5d9e400ed92b6
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:002
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:012
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:025
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_79_kernel.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/451097/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20847
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-395-1
http://www.us.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1233
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4297 Vendor Advisory 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/29970
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-760
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9311

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5619
NVD Published Date:
10/31/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018
Source:
MITRE