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CVE Reference: CVE-2005-2456

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CVE-2005-2456

Description:
Array index overflow in the xfrm_sk_policy_insert function in xfrm_user.c in Linux kernel 2.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (oops or deadlock) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a p->dir value that is larger than XFRM_POLICY_OUT, which is used as an index in the sock->sk_policy array.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/21710

UBUNTU
  http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-169-1

SUSE
  http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_50_kernel.html

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA16298
  Secunia Advisory: SA16500
  Secunia Advisory: SA18056
  Secunia Advisory: SA18059
  Secunia Advisory: SA17073
  Secunia Advisory: SA17826
  Secunia Advisory: SA17002

REDHAT
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-663.html
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-514.html

OVAL
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10858

MISC
  http://www.mail-archive.com/netdev@vger.kernel.org/msg00520.html

MANDRIVA
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:220
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:219

MANDRAKE
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:220
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:219

FEDORA
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/427980/100/0/threaded

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-921
  http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-922

CONFIRM
  http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=blobdiff;h=8da3e25b2c4c1f305fd85428d3a9eb62b543bfba;hp=ecade4893a139cc35d4fe345ce70242ede5358c4;hb=a4f1bac62564049ea4718c4624b0fadc9f597c84;f=net/xfrm/xfrm_user.c
  http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=a4f1bac62564049ea4718c4624b0fadc9f597c84

BID
  14477


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