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Linux TCP Option Typecasting Denial Of Service

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Linux TCP Option Typecasting Denial Of Service

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/30/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/01/2004
Modified
03/21/2018

Description

Certain versions of the Linux v2.6x branch contain a type-casting error in the TCP-options parsing code which can lead to a complete system hang via one TCP packet.

Solution(s)

  • linux-upgrade-2_6_7

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