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CVE-2018-5391

Description

A flaw named FragmentSmack was found in the way the Linux kernel handled reassembly of fragmented IPv4 and IPv6 packets. A remote attacker could use this flaw to trigger time and calculation expensive fragment reassembly algorithms by sending specially crafted packets which could lead to a CPU saturation and hence a denial of service on the system.

Priority: HIGH
CVSS v3: 7.5
Publish Date: Aug 14, 2018
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: HIGH
Modified Date: Aug 14, 2018

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Related Products

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

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