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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-4623

The Unidirectional Lightweight Encapsulation (ULE) decapsulation component in dvb-core/dvb_net.c in the dvb driver in the Linux kernel 2.6.17.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via an SNDU length of 0 in a ULE packet.
Publish Date : 2006-09-11 Last Update Date : 2010-09-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.8
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=204912 This issue does not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 or 3.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2006-08-21 2006-08-21
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-4623 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20064623 unix
RHSA-2006:0689: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060689 unix
The Unidirectional Lightweight Encapsulation (ULE) decapsulation component in dvb-core/dvb_net.c in the dvb driver in th... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9775 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-4623

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.17.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1

- References For CVE-2006-4623

http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1304
DEBIAN DSA-1304
http://secunia.com/advisories/22292
SECUNIA 22292
http://secunia.com/advisories/22382
SECUNIA 22382
http://secunia.com/advisories/22441
SECUNIA 22441
http://secunia.com/advisories/22945
SECUNIA 22945
http://secunia.com/advisories/23474
SECUNIA 23474
http://secunia.com/advisories/25714
SECUNIA 25714
http://secunia.com/advisories/25691
SECUNIA 25691
http://secunia.com/advisories/26139
SECUNIA 26139
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-249.htm CONFIRM
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:182
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:182
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/3551
VUPEN ADV-2006-3551
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_79_kernel.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:079
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-489-1
UBUNTU USN-489-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/448998/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20061017 rPSA-2006-0194-1 kernel
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/471457
BUGTRAQ 20070615 rPSA-2007-0124-1 kernel xen
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0689.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0689
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-721 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/19939
BID 19939 Linux Kernel ULE Packet Handling Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2007-11-15
http://secunia.com/advisories/21820
SECUNIA 21820
http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/8/20/278
MLIST [lkml-patch] 20060821 dvb-core: Proper handling ULE SNDU length of 0

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-4623

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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