Package : linux-2.6
Vulnerability : several
Problem-Type : local/remote
CVE ID : CVE-2007-1496 CVE-2007-1497 CVE-2007-1861
Several local and remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Linux
kernel that may lead to a denial of service or the execution of arbitrary
code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the
Michal Miroslaw reported a DoS vulnerability (crash) in netfilter.
A remote attacker can cause a NULL pointer dereference in the
Patrick McHardy reported an vulnerability in netfilter that may
allow attackers to bypass certain firewall rules. The nfctinfo
value of reassembled IPv6 packet fragments were incorrectly initalized
to 0 which allowed these packets to become tracked as ESTABLISHED.
Jaco Kroon reported a bug in which NETLINK_FIB_LOOKUP packages were
incorrectly routed back to the kernel resulting in an infinite
recursion condition. Local users can exploit this behavior
to cause a DoS (crash).
This problem has been fixed in the stable distribution in version
The following matrix lists additional packages that were rebuilt for
compatibility with or to take advantage of this update:
We recommend that you upgrade your kernel package immediately and reboot
the machine. If you have built a custom kernel from the kernel source
package, you will need to rebuild to take advantage of these fixes.
will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
will install the referenced file.
If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:
will update the internal database
will install corrected packages
You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.
Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch