CVE-2006-5751 Detail

Current Description

Integer overflow in the get_fdb_entries function in net/bridge/br_ioctl.c in the Linux kernel before allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a large maxnum value in an ioctl request.

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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (12/12/2006)

This flaw does not affect the Linux kernel shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 or 3. This flaw affects the Linux kernel shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. We are tracking this flaw via bug 216452:

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