Upstream information

CVE-2006-2446 at MITRE


Race condition between the kfree_skb and __skb_unlink functions in the socket buffer handling in Linux kernel 2.6.9, and possibly other versions, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash), as demonstrated using the TCP stress tests from the LTP test suite.

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 5.4
Vector AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 200537 [RESOLVED / DUPLICATE]

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SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Jun 28 02:49:21 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:33 2022