Upstream information

CVE-2006-0035 at MITRE

Description

The netlink_rcv_skb function in af_netlink.c in Linux kernel 2.6.14 and 2.6.15 allows local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a nlmsg_len field of 0.

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 4.9
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 142517 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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