Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2008 10:19:13 +0800 From: Eugene Teo <eteo@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: sctp: Fix kernel panic while process protocol violation parameter Eugene Teo wrote: > Eugene Teo wrote: >> This was committed in upstream kernel recently. >> >> "[PATCH] sctp: Fix kernel panic while process protocol violation parameter >> >> Since call to function sctp_sf_abort_violation() need paramter 'arg' >> with 'struct sctp_chunk' type, it will read the chunk type and chunk >> length from the chunk_hdr member of chunk. But call to >> sctp_sf_violation_paramlen() always with 'struct sctp_paramhdr' type's >> parameter, it will be passed to sctp_sf_abort_violation(). This may >> cause kernel panic." >> >> Upstream commit: ba0166708ef4da7eeb61dd92bbba4d5a749d6561 >> >> This is user-triggerable. > > Ping Steve. This needs a CVE name too. Thanks! My bad. Steve assigned this with CVE-2008-4618. Thanks, Eugene
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