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Category:   OS (Linux)  >   Linux Kernel Vendors:   kernel.org
Linux Kernel DCCP Integer Overflow Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1025592
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1025592
CVE Reference:   CVE-2011-1770   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 2 2011
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 2.6.33.14
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Linux Kernel. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to trigger an integer overflow in the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP) implementation and cause denial of service conditions.

The original advisory is available at:

http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=130468845209036&w=2

Dan Rosenberg reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (2.6.33.14).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/longterm/v2.6.33/ChangeLog-2.6.33.14

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

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jun 2 2011 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Linux Kernel DCCP Integer Overflow Lets Remote Users Deny Service
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.



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