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Linux Kernel Stream Control Transmission Protocol Violation Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

This host has Linux Kernel Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) implementation and is prone to Protocol Violation Vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The issue is with the parameter 'sctp_paramhdr' in sctp_sf_violation_paramlen, sctp_sf_abort_violation, and sctp_make_abort_violation functions of sm.h, sm_make_chunk.c, and sm_statefunc.c files, which has invalid length and incorrect data types in function calls.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Linux kernel version before 2.6.27 on all Linux Platforms.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Linux kernel 2.6.27, or apply the available patch from the referenced link.

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