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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.

Priority: Medium
CVSS v3: 0.0
Publish Date: Oct 19, 2015
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: 6.1
Modified Date: Oct 19, 2015

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Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Linux 7 CGP Not Vulnerable -- -- --



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