Descriptionnet/dns_resolver/dns_key.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.38 allows remote DNS servers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) by not providing a valid response to a DNS query, as demonstrated by an erroneous grand.centrall.org query, which triggers improper handling of error data within a DNS resolver key.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
Note from the SUSE Security TeamThis bug only affects Linux kernel 2.6.36 and newer and was not backported. So the affected product was only openSUSE 11.4 and it has received a security update for this issue. SUSE Bugzilla entry: 702355 [RESOLVED / FIXED] No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.
List of released packages
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|openSUSE 11.4|| |
Status of this issue by product and package
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|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 GA||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 GA||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4||kernel-source||Analysis|