Upstream information

CVE-2006-2272 at MITRE

Description

Linux SCTP (lksctp) before 2.6.17 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) via incoming IP fragmented (1) COOKIE_ECHO and (2) HEARTBEAT SCTP control chunks.

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: 173800 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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