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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3686

The rt6_fill_node function in net/ipv6/route.c in Linux kernel 2.6.26-rc4, 2.6.26.2, and possibly other 2.6.26 versions, allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel OOPS) via IPv6 requests when no IPv6 input device is in use, which triggers a NULL pointer dereference.
Publish Date : 2008-08-14 Last Update Date : 2017-08-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.9
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

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, 5 or Red Hat Enterprise MRG.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-3686

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.26 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.26.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 2

- References For CVE-2008-3686

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2422
VUPEN ADV-2008-2422
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44605
XF linux-kernel-rt6fillnode-dos(44605)
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=5e0115e500fe9dd2ca11e6f92db9123204f1327a CONFIRM
http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/8/7/230
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20080807 OOPS, ip -f inet6 route get fec0::1, linux-2.6.26, ip6_route_output, rt6_fill_node+0x175
http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/8/8/7
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20080808 Re: OOPS, ip -f inet6 route get fec0::1, linux-2.6.26, ip6_route_output, rt6_fill_node+0x175

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3686

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


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