CVE-2009-1360 Detail

Current Description

The __inet6_check_established function in net/ipv6/inet6_hashtables.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.29, when Network Namespace Support (aka NET_NS) is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via vectors involving IPv6 packets.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (04/23/2009)

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=3f53a38131a4e7a053c0aa060aba0411242fb6b9 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-06/msg00002.html
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.29 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:135
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34602
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-793-1
http://xorl.wordpress.com/2009/04/21/linux-kernel-net_ns-ipv6-null-pointer-dereference/ Exploit 

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1360
NVD Published Date:
04/22/2009
NVD Last Modified:
03/19/2012
Source:
MITRE