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ip_nat_pptp in the PPTP NAT helper (netfilter/ip_nat_helper_pptp.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.14, and other versions, allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption or crash) via a crafted outbound packet that causes an incorrect offset to be calculated from pointer arithmetic when non-linear SKBs (socket buffers) are used.
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20051220 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
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