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LIN4-21915 : Security Advisory - Linux - CVE-2011-2723

Created: Sep 22, 2011    Updated: May 18, 2015
Resolved Date: Nov 1, 2011
Previous ID: LIN3-22604
Found In Version: 4.0
Fix Version: 4.2,4.3
Severity: Severe
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 4
Component/s: Kernel

Description

The skb_gro_header_slow function in include/linux/netdevice.h in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39.4, when Generic Receive Offload (GRO) is enabled, resets certain fields in incorrect situations, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via crafted network traffic.

http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2011-2723

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