CVE-2008-3526 Detail

Current Description

Integer overflow in the sctp_setsockopt_auth_key function in net/sctp/socket.c in the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (sctp) implementation in the Linux kernel 2.6.24-rc1 through 2.6.26.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted sca_keylength field associated with the SCTP_AUTH_KEY option.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromRed Hat (01/15/2009)

This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and 5. It was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise MRG for RHEL-5 via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0857.html

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.26.y.git;a=commit;h=30c2235cbc477d4629983d440cdc4f496fec9246
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00010.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1636
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:223
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/08/26/9
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0857.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30847
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-659-1
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44723

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-189 Numeric Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3526
NVD Published Date:
08/27/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017
Source:
MITRE