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FreeBSD: VID-359E1548-A652-11E8-805B-A4BADB2F4699 (CVE-2018-6923): FreeBSD -- Resource exhaustion in IP fragment reassembly

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FreeBSD: VID-359E1548-A652-11E8-805B-A4BADB2F4699 (CVE-2018-6923): FreeBSD -- Resource exhaustion in IP fragment reassembly

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
08/14/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
08/23/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

In FreeBSD before 11.1-STABLE, 11.2-RELEASE-p2, 11.1-RELEASE-p13, ip fragment reassembly code is vulnerable to a denial of service due to excessive system resource consumption. This issue can allow a remote attacker who is able to send an arbitrary ip fragments to cause the machine to consume excessive resources.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-base-11_1-release-p13
  • freebsd-upgrade-base-11_2-release-p2

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