Linux Kernel IPv6 ‘nf_ct_frag6_reasm()’ 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/54367


Details

Vulnerable Systems:
 *Linux kernel 2.6.39 rc4 and prior

Attackers can exploit this issue to cause a kernel crash, denying service to legitimate users.

Vendor Status:
Vendor as issued an updated vulnerability.

Patch Availability:
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.0/linux-3.4.6.tar.bz2

CVE Information:
CVE-2012-2744

Disclosure Timeline:
Initial Release:Jul 10 2012

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