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SANS ISC: Linux NULL pointer dereference due to incorrect proto_ops initializations (CVE-2009-2692) vulnerability - SANS Internet Storm Center SANS ISC InfoSec Forums


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Linux NULL pointer dereference due to incorrect proto_ops initializations (CVE-2009-2692) vulnerability

Edward alerted us to a new Linux vulnerability coming from how Linux deals with unavailable operations for some protocols.

All Linux 2.4 / 2.6 versions since May of 2001 are believed to be vulnerable.

More details are available here

Christopher Carboni - Handler On Duty

Chris

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