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Red Hat: CVE-2019-11479: excessive resource consumption for TCP connections with low MSS allows remote denial of service (Multiple Advisories)

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Red Hat: CVE-2019-11479: excessive resource consumption for TCP connections with low MSS allows remote denial of service (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
06/17/2019
Created
06/19/2019
Added
06/18/2019
Modified
12/15/2023

Description

Jonathan Looney discovered that the Linux kernel default MSS is hard-coded to 48 bytes. This allows a remote peer to fragment TCP resend queues significantly more than if a larger MSS were enforced. A remote attacker could use this to cause a denial of service. This has been fixed in stable kernel releases 4.4.182, 4.9.182, 4.14.127, 4.19.52, 5.1.11, and is fixed in commits 967c05aee439e6e5d7d805e195b3a20ef5c433d6 and 5f3e2bf008c2221478101ee72f5cb4654b9fc363.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-bpftool
  • redhat-upgrade-bpftool-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-abi-whitelists
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-core
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-cross-headers
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debug-core
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debug-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debug-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debug-modules
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debug-modules-extra
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-s390x
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-doc
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-kdump
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-kdump-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-kdump-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-modules
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-modules-extra
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-core
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-debug
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-debug-core
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-debug-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-debug-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-debug-kvm
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-debug-kvm-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-debug-modules
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-debug-modules-extra
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-debuginfo-common-x86_64
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-doc
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-kvm
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-kvm-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-modules
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-modules-extra
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-trace
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-trace-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-trace-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-trace-kvm
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-rt-trace-kvm-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-tools
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-tools-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-tools-libs-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-zfcpdump
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-zfcpdump-core
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-zfcpdump-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-zfcpdump-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-zfcpdump-modules
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-zfcpdump-modules-extra
  • redhat-upgrade-perf
  • redhat-upgrade-perf-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-python-perf
  • redhat-upgrade-python-perf-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-python3-perf
  • redhat-upgrade-python3-perf-debuginfo

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