The Linux kernel, versions 3.9+, IP implementation is vulnerable to denial of service conditions with low rates of specially modified packets.
The Linux kernel, versions 3.9+, is vulnerable to a denial of service attack with low rates of specially modified packets targeting IP fragment re-assembly.
An attacker may be able to trigger a denial-of-service condition against the system.
Apply a patch
If you are unable to apply a patch, see the following mitigations:
Thanks to Juha-Matti Tilli(Aalto University,Department of Communications and Networking/Nokia Bell Labs)for reporting this vulnerability.
|Date First Published:||2018-08-14|
|Date Last Updated:||2018-10-12 12:31 UTC|