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Bug 398365 (CVE-2012-0207) - Kernel: "igmp_heard_query()" Denial of Service Vulnerability (CVE-2012-0207)
Summary: Kernel: "igmp_heard_query()" Denial of Service Vulnerability (CVE-2012-0207)
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: CVE-2012-0207
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Kernel (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Kernel Security
URL: https://secunia.com/advisories/47472/
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Reported: 2012-01-10 11:05 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2018-04-04 17:53 UTC (History)
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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2012-01-10 11:05:39 UTC
From secunia security advisory at $URL:

Description:
The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the "igmp_heard_query()" function (net/ipv4/igmp.c) and can be exploited to cause a kernel crash via specially crafted IGMP queries.


Solution:
Fixed in the GIT repository.
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=a8c1f65c79cbbb2f7da782d4c9d15639a9b94b27
Comment 1 Aaron Bauman Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2018-04-04 17:53:42 UTC
There are no longer any 2.x or <3.2.x kernels available in the repository with the exception of sys-kernel/xbox-sources which is unsupported by security.