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kernel: denial of service

Package(s):kernel CVE #(s):CVE-2013-6431
Created:February 7, 2014 Updated:February 12, 2014
Description:

From the CVE entry:

The fib6_add function in net/ipv6/ip6_fib.c in the Linux kernel before 3.11.5 does not properly implement error-code encoding, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability for an IPv6 SIOCADDRT ioctl call.

Alerts:
openSUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:0204-1 kernel 2014-02-06

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