DescriptionMemory leak in the ip6_input_finish function in ip6_input.c in Linux kernel 2.6.12 and earlier might allow attackers to cause a denial of service via malformed IPv6 packets with unspecified parameter problems, which prevents the SKB from being freed.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SA:2006:012, published Mon, 27 Feb 2006 16:00:00 +0000
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 02:28:54 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Dec 8 16:14:35 2023