==========================================================Ubuntu Security Notice USN-250-1 February 13, 2006
A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:
The problem can be corrected by upgrading the affected package to
version 2.6.12-10.28. You have to restart your computer after a
standard system upgrade to effect the necessary changes.
Herbert Xu discovered a remote Denial of Service vulnerability in the
ICMP packet handler. In some situations a memory allocation was
released twice, which led to memory corruption. A remote attacker
could exploit this to crash the machine.