CVE-2008-2826

NameCVE-2008-2826
DescriptionInteger overflow in the sctp_getsockopt_local_addrs_old function in net/sctp/socket.c in the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (sctp) functionality in the Linux kernel before 2.6.25.9 allows local users to cause a denial of service (resource consumption and system outage) via vectors involving a large addr_num field in an sctp_getaddrs_old data structure.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1630-1
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 below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
fai-kernelssourceetch1.17+etch.22etch2mediumDSA-1630-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.25-6low
linux-2.6sourceetch2.6.18.dfsg.1-22etch2mediumDSA-1630-1
linux-2.6.24source(unstable)2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.4low
user-mode-linuxsourceetch2.6.18-1um-2etch.22etch2mediumDSA-1630-1

Notes

735ce972fbc8a65fb17788debd7bbe7b4383cc62, present in 2.6.25.9

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