CVE-2008-3276

Priority
Medium
Description
Integer overflow in the dccp_setsockopt_change function in net/dccp/proto.c
in the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP) subsystem in the Linux
kernel 2.6.17-rc1 through 2.6.26.2 allows remote attackers to cause a
denial of service (panic) via a crafted integer value, related to Change L
and Change R options without at least one byte in the dccpsf_val field.
Ubuntu-Description
It was discovered that the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP)
did not correctly validate its arguments. If DCCP was in use, a remote
attacker could send specially crafted network traffic and cause a system
crash, leading to a denial of service.
References
Bugs
Assigned-to
smb_tp
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Package
Upstream:not-affected
Package
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Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:needs-triage
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