Rule Category

OS-LINUX -- Snort has detected traffic targeting vulnerabilities in a Linux-based operating system. This does not include browser traffic or other software on the OS, but attacks against the OS itself. (such as?)

Alert Message

OS-LINUX kernel SCTP chunkless packet denial of service attempt

Rule Explanation

SCTP conntrack (ip_conntrack_proto_sctp.c) in netfilter for Linux kernel 2.6.17 before 2.6.17.3 and 2.6.16 before 2.6.16.23 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a packet without any chunks, which causes a variable to contain an invalid value that is later used to dereference a pointer. Impact: CVSS base score 5.0 CVSS impact score 2.9 CVSS exploitability score 10.0 confidentialityImpact NONE integrityImpact NONE availabilityImpact NONE Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

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CVE

Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2006-2934
SCTP conntrack (ip_conntrack_proto_sctp.c) in netfilter for Linux kernel 2.6.17 before 2.6.17.3 and 2.6.16 before 2.6.16.23 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a packet without any chunks, which causes a variable to contain an invalid value that is later used to dereference a pointer.
Details
SeverityMEDIUM Base Score5.0
Impact Score2.9 Exploit Score10.0
Confidentiality ImpactNONE Integrity ImpactNONE
Availability ImpactPARTIAL Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access