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Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:21:43 -0400 (EDT)
From: cve-assign@...re.org
To: ppandit@...hat.com
Cc: cve-assign@...re.org, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: CVE request Linux Kernel: net: SCTP: NULL pointer dereference

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> Linux kernel built with the support for Stream Control Transmission Protocol
> (CONFIG_IP_SCTP) is vulnerable to a NULL pointer dereference flaw. It could
> occur when simultaneous new connections are initiated between a same pair of
> hosts.
> 
> A remote user/program could use this flaw to crash the system kernel resulting
> in DoS.
> 
> http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/372475/

Use CVE-2014-5077 for this issue in the sctp_assoc_update function in
net/sctp/associola.c (not yet patched at
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/tree/net/sctp/associola.c).

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CVE assignment team, MITRE CVE Numbering Authority
M/S M300
202 Burlington Road, Bedford, MA 01730 USA
[ PGP key available through http://cve.mitre.org/cve/request_id.html ]
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