CVE-2006-5873

NameCVE-2006-5873
DescriptionBuffer overflow in the cluster_process_heartbeat function in cluster.c in layer 2 tunneling protocol network server (l2tpns) before 2.1.21 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a large heartbeat packet.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1230-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs401742

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
l2tpns (PTS)wheezy2.1.21-1.1fixed
jessie2.2.1-1fixed
buster, stretch, sid2.2.1-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
l2tpnssource(unstable)2.1.21-1medium401742
l2tpnssourcesarge2.0.14-1sarge1highDSA-1230-1

Notes

http://secunia.com/advisories/23230/

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