Upstream information

CVE-2005-3806 at MITRE


The IPv6 flow label handling code (ip6_flowlabel.c) in Linux kernels 2.4 up to 2.4.32 and 2.6 before 2.6.14 modifies the wrong variable in certain circumstances, which allows local users to corrupt kernel memory or cause a denial of service (crash) by triggering a free of non-allocated memory.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 100428 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 102323 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 104085 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 114364 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 117169 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 130270 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 132739 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 133577 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 133972 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Jun 28 02:26:52 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Dec 8 16:14:32 2023