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CVE-2008-3686 Detail

Current Description

The rt6_fill_node function in net/ipv6/route.c in Linux kernel 2.6.26-rc4, 2.6.26.2, and possibly other 2.6.26 versions, allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel OOPS) via IPv6 requests when no IPv6 input device is in use, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/18/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, 5 or Red Hat Enterprise MRG.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=5e0115e500fe9dd2ca11e6f92db9123204f1327a
http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/8/7/230 Exploit
http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/8/8/7 Exploit
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2422 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44605

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.26.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3686
NVD Published Date:
08/14/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017