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CVE-2008-2136 Detail

Current Description

Memory leak in the ipip6_rcv function in net/ipv6/sit.c in the Linux kernel 2.4 before 2.4.36.5 and 2.6 before 2.6.25.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via network traffic to a Simple Internet Transition (SIT) tunnel interface, related to the pskb_may_pull and kfree_skb functions, and management of an skb reference count.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/16/2008
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.25.3 Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-06/msg00006.html Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00002.html Third Party Advisory
http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=121031533024912&w=2 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-362.htm Third Party Advisory
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0169 Broken Link
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1588 Third Party Advisory
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/ChangeLog-2.4.36.5 Vendor Advisory
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.25.3 Vendor Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:167 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:174 Third Party Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0585.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0607.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0612.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0787.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0973.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29235 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020118 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-625-1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1543/references Third Party Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1716/references Third Party Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42451 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11038 Broken Link
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6503 Broken Link
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00294.html Third Party Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11038
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11038
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6503
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6503

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
2.4.0
Up to (excluding)
2.4.36.5
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
2.6.0
Up to (excluding)
2.6.25.3

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:6.06:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:7.04:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:7.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2136
NVD Published Date:
05/16/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/31/2018