Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2008 13:07:16 -0500 (EST) From: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com cc: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: Re: CVE request: kernel: Unix sockets kernel panic ====================================================== Name: CVE-2008-5029 Status: Candidate URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5029 Reference: MLIST:[linux-netdev] 20081106 UNIX sockets kernel panic Reference: URL:http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=122593044330973&w=2 Reference: MLIST:[oss-security] 20081106 CVE request: kernel: Unix sockets kernel panic Reference: URL:http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/06/1 Reference: MISC:http://darkircop.org/unix.c Reference: CONFIRM:https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=470201 Reference: BID:32154 Reference: URL:http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32154 The __scm_destroy function in net/core/scm.c in the Linux kernel 126.96.36.199, 2.6.26, and earlier makes indirect recursive calls to itself through calls to the fput function, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) via vectors related to sending an SCM_RIGHTS message through a UNIX domain socket and closing file descriptors.
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