CVE-2008-2136

NameCVE-2008-2136
DescriptionMemory leak in the ipip6_rcv function in net/ipv6/sit.c in the Linux kernel 2.4 before 2.4.36.5 and 2.6 before 2.6.25.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via network traffic to a Simple Internet Transition (SIT) tunnel interface, related to the pskb_may_pull and kfree_skb functions, and management of an skb reference count.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1588-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot known to be 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, squeeze (security)2.6.32-48squeeze6fixed
squeeze (lts)2.6.32-48squeeze13fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
fai-kernelssourceetch1.17+etch.18etch5highDSA-1588-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.25-3high
linux-2.6sourceetch2.6.18.dfsg.1-18etch5highDSA-1588-1
linux-2.6.24source(unstable)2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.3high
user-mode-linuxsourceetch2.6.18-1um-2etch.18etch5highDSA-1588-1

Notes

Upstream commit: 36ca34cc3b8335eb1fe8bd9a1d0a2592980c3f02, part of 2.6.25.3

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