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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3526

Integer overflow in the sctp_setsockopt_auth_key function in net/sctp/socket.c in the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (sctp) implementation in the Linux kernel 2.6.24-rc1 through 2.6.26.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted sca_keylength field associated with the SCTP_AUTH_KEY option.
Publish Date : 2008-08-27 Last Update Date : 2012-03-19
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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 ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Vendor Statements

This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and 5. It was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise MRG for RHEL-5 via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0857.html
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2008-08-26 2008-08-26
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-3526 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20083526 unix
DSA-1636 linux-2.6.24 -- denial of service/information leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8234 unix
DSA-1636-1 linux-2.6.24 - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18712 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-2008-3526

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.24 Rc4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.24 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.24 Rc5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.24 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.24 Rc1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.24.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.24.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.24.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.24.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.24.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.24.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.24.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.25.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.26.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.26.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.26.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 33

- References For CVE-2008-3526

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-10/msg00010.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:053
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.26.y.git;a=commit;h=30c2235cbc477d4629983d440cdc4f496fec9246 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/31881
SECUNIA 31881
http://secunia.com/advisories/32190
SECUNIA 32190
http://secunia.com/advisories/32393
SECUNIA 32393
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:223
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:223
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1636
DEBIAN DSA-1636
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/08/26/9
MLIST [oss-security] 20080826 CVE-2008-3526 Linux kernel sctp_setsockopt_auth_key() integer overflow
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30847
BID 30847 Linux Kernel 'sctp_setsockopt_auth_key()' Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-11-04
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0857.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0857
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/44723
XF linux-kernel-sctpsetsockoptauthkey-dos(44723)
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-659-1
UBUNTU USN-659-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3526

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


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