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Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2014 12:00:13 +0100
From: Petr Matousek <>
Subject: CVE-2014-0101 -- Linux kernel: net: sctp: null pointer dereference
 when processing authenticated cookie_echo chunk

A flaw was found in the way Linux kernel processed authenticated

A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash the system by sending a
maliciously prepared SCTP handshake in order to trigger a NULL pointer
dereference on the server.

Introduced by:

Upstream patch submission:


Petr Matousek / Red Hat Security Response Team
PGP: 0xC44977CA 8107 AF16 A416 F9AF 18F3  D874 3E78 6F42 C449 77CA

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