CVE-2005-3806

NameCVE-2005-3806
DescriptionThe IPv6 flow label handling code (ip6_flowlabel.c) in Linux kernels 2.4 up to 2.4.32 and 2.6 before 2.6.14 modifies the wrong variable in certain circumstances, which allows local users to corrupt kernel memory or cause a denial of service (crash) by triggering a free of non-allocated memory.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1017-1, DSA-1018-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot known to be vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux-2.6 (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze2.6.32-48squeeze6fixed
squeeze (lts)2.6.32-48squeeze11fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
kernel-source-2.4.27sourcesarge2.4.27-10sarge2mediumDSA-1018-1
kernel-source-2.6.8sourcesarge2.6.8-16sarge2mediumDSA-1017-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.14-1medium

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