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Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2008 09:53:07 +0800
From: Eugene Teo <>
Subject: Re: CVE-2008-3526 Linux kernel sctp_setsockopt_auth_key()
 integer overflow

Eugene Teo wrote:
> An integer overflow flaw was found in the Linux kernel
> sctp_setsockopt_auth_key() function. The structure used for
> SCTP_AUTH_KEY option contains a length that needs to be verified to
> prevent integer overflow conditions.
> This affects kernel versions since 2.6.24-rc1. The proposed upstream
> commit is: 30c2235cbc477d4629983d440cdc4f496fec9246. Note that the

Take note. It needs 328fc47ea0bcc27d9afa69c3ad6e52431cadd76c too.

Thanks, Eugene
Eugene Teo / Red Hat Security Response Team

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