CVE-2009-2903

NameCVE-2009-2903
DescriptionMemory leak in the appletalk subsystem in the Linux kernel 2.4.x through 2.4.37.6 and 2.6.x through 2.6.31, when the appletalk and ipddp modules are loaded but the ipddp"N" device is not found, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via IP-DDP datagrams.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1915-1, DSA-1928-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.31-1low
linux-2.6sourcelenny2.6.26-19lenny1highDSA-1915-1
linux-2.6.24source(unstable)(unfixed)low
linux-2.6.24sourceetch2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.9etch1highDSA-1928-1

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