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USN-869-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
12/08/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

The ip_frag_reasm function in net/ipv4/ip_fragment.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.32-rc8, and 2.6.29 and later versions before 2.6.32, calls IP_INC_STATS_BH with an incorrect argument, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and hang) via long IP packets, possibly related to the ip_defrag function.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-31-16-386
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-31-16-generic
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-31-16-generic-pae
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-31-16-ia64
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-31-16-lpia
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-31-16-powerpc
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-31-16-powerpc-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-31-16-powerpc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-31-16-server
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-31-16-sparc64
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-31-16-sparc64-smp
  • ubuntu-upgrade-linux-image-2-6-31-16-virtual

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