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Bug 300951 (CVE-2010-0006) - Kernel: ipv6: skb_dst() can be NULL (CVE-2010-0006)
Summary: Kernel: ipv6: skb_dst() can be NULL (CVE-2010-0006)
Alias: CVE-2010-0006
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Kernel (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: [linux <2.6.34]
Depends on:
Reported: 2010-01-14 09:28 UTC by Bjoern Tropf (RETIRED)
Modified: 2013-09-15 18:52 UTC (History)
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Description Bjoern Tropf (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2010-01-14 09:28:22 UTC
CVE pending...
Comment 1 Bjoern Tropf (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2010-01-14 09:34:25 UTC
@Kernel: Please fix this issue in the next genpatch release. (Severity: low)
Comment 2 Alex Legler (RETIRED) archtester gentoo-dev Security 2010-03-02 09:47:18 UTC
CVE-2010-0006 (
  The ipv6_hop_jumbo function in net/ipv6/exthdrs.c in the Linux kernel
  before, 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.