CVE-2004-0626

NameCVE-2004-0626
DescriptionThe tcp_find_option function of the netfilter subsystem in Linux kernel 2.6, when using iptables and TCP options rules, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption by infinite loop) via a large option length that produces a negative integer after a casting operation to the char type.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
kernel-source-2.4.27source(unstable)(not affected)
kernel-source-2.6.8sourcesarge2.6.8-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Fixed before upload into archive; 2.6.8)

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