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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-6496: conntrack-tools conntrackd denial of service with unusual network traffic

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-6496: conntrack-tools conntrackd denial of service with unusual network traffic

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/24/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

conntrackd in conntrack-tools 1.4.2 and earlier does not ensure that the optional kernel modules are loaded before using them, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a (1) DCCP, (2) SCTP, or (3) ICMPv6 packet.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-conntrack-tools

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