Linux Kernel IPv6 Fragment Identification Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability

Summary

The Linux kernel is prone to a remote denial-of-service vulnerability.

Credit:

The original article can be found at: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/48802
The information has been provided by Fernando Gont .


Details

Vulnerable Systems:
 * Ubuntu Ubuntu Linux 8.04 LTS sparc and prior

Attackers can exploit this issue to cause denial-of-service conditions.

Vendor Status:
Vendor as issued an updated vulnerability.

Patch Availability:
http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.comp.security.oss.general/5526

CVE Information:
CVE-2011-2699

Disclosure Timeline:
Initial Release: Jul 20 2011

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