Upstream information

CVE-2005-3858 at MITRE

Description

Memory 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.

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 7.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 143531 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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