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SUSE: CVE-2015-5156: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
10/13/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/18/2015
Modified
02/04/2022

Description

The virtnet_probe function in drivers/net/virtio_net.c in the Linux kernel before 4.2 attempts to support a FRAGLIST feature without proper memory allocation, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and memory corruption) via a crafted sequence of fragmented packets.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-docs
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ec2
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ec2-devel
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-ec2-extra
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-obs-build

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