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Bug 230585 (CVE-2008-2826)

Summary: Linux < sctp_getsockopt_local_addrs_old() DoS (CVE-2008-2826)
Product: Gentoo Security Reporter: Robert Buchholz (RETIRED) <rbu>
Component: KernelAssignee: Gentoo Security <security>
Severity: normal CC: kernel
Priority: High    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: [linux <]
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

Description Robert Buchholz (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-07-02 23:35:39 UTC
CVE-2008-2826 (
  Integer overflow in the sctp_getsockopt_local_addrs_old function in
  net/sctp/socket.c in the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (sctp)
  functionality in the Linux kernel before allows local users to cause
  a denial of service (resource consumption and system outage) via vectors
  involving a large addr_num field in an sctp_getaddrs_old data structure.
Comment 1 kfm 2009-07-20 19:18:48 UTC
hardened-kernel unaffected at present time. Removing alias.

PS: Anything using >=genpatches-2.6.25-7 is unaffected