Date: Thu, 04 Mar 2010 10:54:12 +0800 From: Eugene Teo <eugene@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: Re: CVE request - kernel: ip6_dst_lookup_tail() NULL pointer dereference On 02/11/2010 01:08 PM, Eugene Teo wrote: > ipv6: Fix OOPS in ip6_dst_lookup_tail(). > > This fixes kernel bugzilla 11469: "TUN with 1024 neighbours: > ip6_dst_lookup_tail NULL crash" > > dst->neighbour is not necessarily hooked up at this point in the > processing path, so blindly dereferencing it is the wrong thing to do. > This NULL check exists in other similar paths and this case was just an > oversight. Steve, can you please assign a CVE name for this? Thanks, Eugene -- Eugene Teo / Red Hat Security Response Team
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