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Linux Kernel TCP/IP Fragment Reassembly Denial of Service

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:295

The TCP/IP fragment reassembly handling in the Linux kernel 2.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via certain packets that cause a large number of hash table collisions.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Linux 9
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2003-0364
Product(s):
  • Linux kernel