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SCP7-457 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2016-8666

Created: Oct 25, 2016    Updated: Sep 8, 2018
Resolved Date: Nov 8, 2016
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 7
Component/s: Kernel


The IP stack in the Linux kernel before 4.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption and panic) or possibly have unspecified other impact by triggering use of the GRO path for packets with tunnel stacking, as demonstrated by interleaved IPv4 headers and GRE headers, a related issue to CVE-2016-7039.

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