CVE-2012-2744 Detail

Current Description

net/ipv6/netfilter/nf_conntrack_reasm.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.34, when the nf_conntrack_ipv6 module is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via certain types of fragmented IPv6 packets.


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Evaluator Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/476.html 'CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference'

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Hyperlink Resource
http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.34
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=9e2dcf72023d1447f09c47d77c99b0c49659e5ce
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1064.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1148.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/54367
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027235
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=833402
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/9e2dcf72023d1447f09c47d77c99b0c49659e5ce Patch 

Weakness Enumeration

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-2744
NVD Published Date:
08/09/2012
NVD Last Modified:
03/21/2013
Source:
MITRE