CVE-2008-3792 Detail

Current Description

net/sctp/socket.c in the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (sctp) implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.26.4 does not verify that the SCTP-AUTH extension is enabled before proceeding with SCTP-AUTH API functions, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and panic) via vectors that result in calls to (1) sctp_setsockopt_auth_chunk, (2) sctp_setsockopt_hmac_ident, (3) sctp_setsockopt_auth_key, (4) sctp_setsockopt_active_key, (5) sctp_setsockopt_del_key, (6) sctp_getsockopt_maxburst, (7) sctp_getsockopt_active_key, (8) sctp_getsockopt_peer_auth_chunks, or (9) sctp_getsockopt_local_auth_chunks.


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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/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=5e739d1752aca4e8f3e794d431503bfca3162df4
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00010.html
http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/8/23/49
http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=121928747903176&w=2
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4210 Exploit 
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1636 Patch 
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.26.4 Vendor Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/08/25/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/08/26/6
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/08/26/8
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/26/6
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0857.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/496256/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31121 Exploit  Patch 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020854
http://www.trapkit.de/advisories/TKADV2008-007.txt
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-659-1
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45189

Weakness Enumeration

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3792
NVD Published Date:
09/03/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018
Source:
MITRE