Upstream information

CVE-2007-1861 at MITRE

Description

The nl_fib_lookup function in net/ipv4/fib_frontend.c in Linux Kernel before 2.6.20.8 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) via NETLINK_FIB_LOOKUP replies, which trigger infinite recursion and a stack overflow.

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: 268298 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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