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CVE-2010-0006 Detail

Current Description

The ipv6_hop_jumbo function in net/ipv6/exthdrs.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32.4, when network namespaces are enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via an invalid IPv6 jumbogram, a related issue to CVE-2007-4567.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/26/2010
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (01/28/2010)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, 5 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG as they did not have support for network namespaces, and did not include upstream commit 483a47d2 that introduced the problem.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=300951 Third Party Advisory
http://cert.fi/en/reports/2010/vulnerability341748.html Third Party Advisory
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=2570a4f5428bcdb1077622342181755741e7fa60 Vendor Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-January/034250.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-02/msg00002.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=126343325807340&w=2 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2010-0006 Third Party Advisory
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.32.4 Vendor Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/01/14/2 Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37810 Mailing List Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=555217 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel    versions up to (excluding) 2.6.32.4

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0006
NVD Published Date:
01/26/2010
NVD Last Modified:
11/13/2018