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]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 2.6.5-7.252
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.5-7.252
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.5-7.252
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.5-7.252
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.5-7.252
sles9-oes.x86
YOU Patch Nr: 10880
Open Enterprise Server
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 2.6.5-7.252
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.5-7.252
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.5-7.252
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.5-7.252
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.5-7.252
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.5-7.252
  • kernel-um >= 2.6.5-7.252
  • um-host-install-initrd >= 1.0-48.16
  • um-host-kernel >= 2.6.5-7.252
sles9-oes.x86
YOU Patch Nr: 10880
SUSE LINUX 9.3
  • Intel-536ep >= 4.69-10.5
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 2.6.11.4-21.11
  • kernel-bigsmp-nongpl >= 2.6.11.4-21.11
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.11.4-21.11
  • kernel-default-nongpl >= 2.6.11.4-21.11
  • kernel-docs >= 2.6.11.4-21.11
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.11.4-21.11
  • kernel-smp-nongpl >= 2.6.11.4-21.11
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.11.4-21.11
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.11.4-21.11
  • kernel-um >= 2.6.11.4-21.11
  • kernel-um-nongpl >= 2.6.11.4-21.11
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.11.4-21.11
  • kernel-xen-nongpl >= 2.6.11.4-21.11
  • ltmodem >= 8.31a10-7.5
  • um-host-install-initrd >= 1.0-50.5
  • um-host-kernel >= 2.6.11.4-21.11
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.5-7.252
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.5-7.252
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.5-7.252
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.5-7.252
sles9-nld.x86-64
YOU Patch Nr: 10867