CVE Reference: CVE-2007-5501

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CVE-2007-5501

Description:
The tcp_sacktag_write_queue function in net/ipv4/tcp_input.c in Linux kernel 2.6.21 through 2.6.23.7, and 2.6.24-rc through 2.6.24-rc2, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via crafted ACK responses that trigger a NULL pointer dereference.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/38548

UBUNTU
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-574-1
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-558-1

SUSE
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00002.html
  http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_63_kernel.html

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA27703
  Secunia Advisory: SA27664
  Secunia Advisory: SA27888
  Secunia Advisory: SA27919
  Secunia Advisory: SA27922
  Secunia Advisory: SA28706
  Secunia Advisory: SA28170
  Secunia Advisory: SA29245

MLIST
  http://lwn.net/Articles/258947/

MANDRIVA
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:044

FEDORA

CONFIRM
  http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.23.8
  http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.24-rc3
  http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=96a2d41a3e495734b63bff4e5dd0112741b93b38

BID
  26474


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