CVE-2006-5751

NameCVE-2006-5751
DescriptionInteger overflow in the get_fdb_entries function in net/bridge/br_ioctl.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.18.4 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a large maxnum value in an ioctl request.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1233
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
kernel-source-2.6.8sourcesarge2.6.8-16sarge6highDSA-1233
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.18-8medium

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