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CVE-2008-3526 Detail

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.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/27/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3526
Original release date:
08/27/2008
Last revised:
08/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.8 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red 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 Type Source Name
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.26.y.git;a=commit;h=30c2235cbc477d4629983d440cdc4f496fec9246 External Source CONFIRM 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 External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:053
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1636 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1636
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:223 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:223
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/08/26/9 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20080826 CVE-2008-3526 Linux kernel sctp_setsockopt_auth_key() integer overflow
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0857.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2008:0857
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30847 External Source BID 30847
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-659-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-659-1
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44723 External Source XF linux-kernel-sctpsetsockoptauthkey-dos(44723)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
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cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24_rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24_rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.24_rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.25.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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