Upstream information

CVE-2006-1857 at MITRE

Description

Buffer overflow in SCTP in Linux kernel before 2.6.16.17 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a malformed HB-ACK chunk.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 177571 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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