Upstream information

CVE-2005-4886 at MITRE

Description

The selinux_parse_skb_ipv6 function in security/selinux/hooks.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.12-rc4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (OOPS) via vectors associated with an incorrect call to the ipv6_skip_exthdr function.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

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

Note from the SUSE Security Team

We do not include SELinux support in the products using those old kernels, so we are not affected by this issue.

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