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Bug 222647 (CVE-2008-2136) - Kernel: ipip6_rcv() memory leak (CVE-2008-2136)
Summary: Kernel: ipip6_rcv() memory leak (CVE-2008-2136)
Alias: CVE-2008-2136
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Kernel (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: [linux <][linux >=2.6 <2.6.16...
Depends on:
Reported: 2008-05-18 13:52 UTC by Robert Buchholz (RETIRED)
Modified: 2013-09-05 03:31 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Robert Buchholz (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-05-18 13:52:42 UTC
CVE-2008-2136 (
  Memory leak in the ipip6_rcv function in net/ipv6/sit.c in the Linux kernel
  before allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory
  consumption) via network traffic to a Simple Internet Transition (SIT) tunnel
  interface, related to the pskb_may_pull and kfree_skb functions, and
  management of an skb reference count.