Vulnerability CVE-2006-0037


Published: 2006-01-23   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
ip_nat_pptp in the PPTP NAT helper (netfilter/ip_nat_helper_pptp.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.14, and other versions, allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption or crash) via a crafted outbound packet that causes an incorrect offset to be calculated from pointer arithmetic when non-linear SKBs (socket buffers) are used.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Multiple vulnerabilities - kernel, openssh
Trustix Security...
30.01.2006

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.9/10
6.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Complete
Affected software
Linux -> Linux kernel 

 References:
http://kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=03b9feca89366952ae5dfe4ad8107b1ece50b710
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/388
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16414
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0004
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0220
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/24204

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