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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2136

Memory leak in the ipip6_rcv function in net/ipv6/sit.c in the Linux kernel 2.4 before 2.4.36.5 and 2.6 before 2.6.25.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via network traffic to a Simple Internet Transition (SIT) tunnel interface, related to the pskb_may_pull and kfree_skb functions, and management of an skb reference count.
Publish Date : 2008-05-16 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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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 399

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2008-05-09 2008-05-09
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-2136 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20082136 unix
DSA-1588 linux-2.6 -- denial of service oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8027 unix
DSA-1588-1 fai-kernels linux-2.6 user-mode-linux - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18592 unix
ELSA-2008:0612: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22645 unix
Linux Kernel Memory Leak in SIT Code ipip6_rcv() Lets Remote Users Deny Service oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6503 unix
Memory leak in the ipip6_rcv function in net/ipv6/sit.c in the Linux kernel 2.4 before 2.4.36.5 and 2.6 before 2.6.25.3 ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11038 unix
RHSA-2008:0607: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080607 unix
RHSA-2008:0612 -- kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28983 unix
RHSA-2008:0612: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080612 unix
RHSA-2008:0973: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080973 unix
USN-625-1 -- linux, linux-source-2.6.15/20/22 vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17496 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-2008-2136

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 3

- References For CVE-2008-2136

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-May/msg00294.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-3949
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42451
XF linux-kernel-ipip6rcv-dos(42451)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1543/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-1543
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1716/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-1716
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-625-1
UBUNTU USN-625-1
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0973.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0973
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29235
BID 29235 Linux Kernel 'ipip6_rcv()' Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2009-10-16
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020118
SECTRACK 1020118
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:174
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:174
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0585.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0585
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0607.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0607
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0612.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0612
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0787.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0787
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:167
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:167
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/ChangeLog-2.4.36.5 CONFIRM
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.25.3 CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1588
DEBIAN DSA-1588
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0169 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-06/msg00006.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:030
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00002.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:032
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-362.htm CONFIRM
http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=121031533024912&w=2
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20080509 Re: When should kfree_skb be used?
http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.25.3 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2136

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


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