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Date: Fri, 06 Dec 2013 11:43:14 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: CVE request: Linux kernel: net: fib: fib6_add:
 potential NULL pointer dereference

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On 12/06/2013 06:46 AM, P J P wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> Linux kernel built with the IPv6 protocol(CONFIG_IPv6) along with
> the IPv6 source address based routing support(CONFIG_IPV6_SUBTREE)
> is vulnerable to a NULL pointer dereference flaw. It could occur
> while doing an ioctl(SIOCADDRT) call on an IPv6 socket. User would
> need to have CAP_NET_ADMIN privileges to perform such a call.
> 
> A user/program with CAP_NET_ADMIN privileges could use this flaw to
> crash a system resulting in DoS.
> 
> Upstream fix: ------------- ->
> https://git.kernel.org/linus/ae7b4e1f213aa659aedf9c6ecad0bf5f0476e1e2
>
>  Reference: ---------- ->
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1039054
> 
> 
> Thank you. -- Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Security Response Team

Please use CVE-2013-6431 for this issue.

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