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Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2013 20:44:33 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: CVE Request -- Linux kernel: sctp: duplicate cookie
 handling NULL pointer dereference

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On 06/20/2013 02:16 PM, Petr Matousek wrote:
> A flaw was found in the way Linux kernel's SCTP network protocol 
> implementation handled duplicate cookies. A transient empty
> association is created while processing the duplicate cookie chunk
> that userspace could query, potentially leading to NULL pointer
> dereference. A remote attacker able to initiate SCTP connection to
> the system could use this flaw to create transient conditions that
> could lead to remote system crash if remote system user is querying
> SCTP connection info at the time these conditions exist.
> 
> Upstream fix: 
> http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=f2815633504b442ca0b0605c16bf3d88a3a0fcea
>
> 
(already in stable)
> 
> References: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=976562
> 
> Thanks,

Please use CVE-2013-2206 for this issue.

- -- 
Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
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