Intrusion Prevention

Linux.Kernel.Sctp_rcv_ootb.Remote.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a denial-of-service vulnerability in Linux kernel.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a specially crafted Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) request. It allows a remote attacker to cause an infinite loop, resulting in denial of service.

Affected Products

Linux kernel 2.6.23 -rc2 and previous versions

Impact

Denial of service

CVE References

CVE-2010-0008