Linux SCTP ECNE CLOSED state chunk denial of service
|linux-sctp-ecne-chunk-dos (26430)||Medium Risk|
Linux kernel SCTP (lksctp) could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service, caused by improper handling of ECNE chunks that are received in the CLOSED state. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a kernel panic.
Denial of Service
Upgrade to the latest stable version of the Linux kernel (220.127.116.11 or later), available from The Linux Kernel Archives. See References.
For Red Hat Linux:
Refer to RHSA-2006:0493-6 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.
For Debian GNU/Linux:
Refer to DSA-1097-1 and DSA-1103-1 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.
For SUSE Linux:
Refer to SUSE-SA:2006:028 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.
For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.
- Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Mon May 08 2006 - 15:41:27 CDT: [MU-200605-01] Multiple vulnerabilities in Linux SCTP 2.6.16.
- IBM Systems Support Web site: Support for HMC.
- The Linux Kernel Archives: The Linux Kernel Archives.
- The Linux Kernel Archives: [SCTP]: Fix state table entries for chunks received in CLOSED state..
- ASA-2006-161: kernel security update (RHSA-2006-0493)
- BID-17910: Linux Kernel Multiple SCTP Remote Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2006-2271: The ECNE chunk handling in Linux SCTP (lksctp) before 2.6.17 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) via an unexpected chunk when the session is in CLOSED state.
- DSA-1097: kernel-source-2.4.27 -- several vulnerabilities
- DSA-1103: kernel-source-2.6.8 -- several vulnerabilities
- MDKSA-2006:086: Updated kernel packages fix multiple vulnerabilities
- OSVDB ID: 25632: Linux Kernel SCTP ECNE Chunk Handling Remote DoS
- RHSA-2006-0493: kernel security update
- SA19990: Linux Kernel SCTP Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
- SA21476: Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
- SA21745: Avaya Products Linux Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
- SUSE-SA:2006:028: various kernel security problems
- USN-302-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities
- Canonical Ubuntu 5.04
- Canonical Ubuntu 5.10
- Canonical Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
- Debian Debian Linux 3.1
- lksctp lksctp 2.6.0_Test1_0.7.2
- lksctp lksctp 2.6.0_Test4_0.7.3
- lksctp lksctp 2.6.10_1.0.2
- lksctp lksctp 2.6.13_1.0.3
- lksctp lksctp 2.6.14_1.0.4
- lksctp lksctp 2.6.15_1.0.5
- lksctp lksctp 2.6.16_1.0.6
- lksctp lksctp 2.6.2_0.9.0
- lksctp lksctp 2.6.3_1.0.0
- lksctp lksctp 2.6.6_1.0.1
- MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2006
- MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2006 X86_64
- Novell UnitedLinux 1.0
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 AS
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 WS
- SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8
- SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 9
- SUSE SuSE Linux 10.0
- SUSE SuSE Linux 9.1
- SUSE SuSE Linux 9.2
- SUSE SuSE Linux 9.3
- SuSE SuSE SLES 9
May 08, 2006
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