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Linux Kernel Netfilter SNMP NAT Memory Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016153
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1016153
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-2444   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 24 2006
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.6.x
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Linux Kernel in the Netfilter code. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

If the Netfilter ip_nat_snmp_basic module is loaded and traffic on port 161 or 162 is NATed, then a remote user can send specially crafted data to trigger a memory error in the snmp_trap_decode() function. Denial of service conditions may occur.

The vulnerability was discovered using the trap-app and trap-enc groups of the PROTOS c06-snmpv1 testsuite.

The original notice is available at:

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.16.18

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed kernel version (2.6.16.18), available at:

http://www.kernel.org/

Vendor URL:  www.kernel.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Exception handling error

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jul 13 2006 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Linux Kernel Netfilter SNMP NAT Memory Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Jul 20 2006 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Linux Kernel Netfilter SNMP NAT Memory Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.
Aug 22 2006 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Linux Kernel Netfilter SNMP NAT Memory Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
Red Hat has released a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.



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