Upstream information

CVE-2005-4635 at MITRE

Description

The nl_fib_input function in fib_frontend.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.15 does not check for valid lengths of the header and payload, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid memory reference) via malformed fib_lookup netlink messages.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 138226 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE LINUX 10.0
  • Intel-536ep >= 4.69-14.3
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 2.6.13-15.8
  • kernel-bigsmp-nongpl >= 2.6.13-15.8
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.13-15.8
  • kernel-default-nongpl >= 2.6.13-15.8
  • kernel-iseries64 >= 2.6.13-15.8
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 2.6.13-15.8
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.13-15.8
  • kernel-smp-nongpl >= 2.6.13-15.8
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.13-15.8
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.13-15.8
  • kernel-um >= 2.6.13-15.8
  • kernel-um-nongpl >= 2.6.13-15.8
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.13-15.8
  • kernel-xen-nongpl >= 2.6.13-15.8
  • um-host-kernel >= 2.6.13-15.8