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SUSE: CVE-2014-2706: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
04/14/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/18/2015
Modified
06/21/2021

Description

Race condition in the mac80211 subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.13.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via network traffic that improperly interacts with the WLAN_STA_PS_STA state (aka power-save mode), related to sta_info.c and tx.c.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default

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