Bug 1183744 (CVE-2015-1465) - CVE-2015-1465 kernel: net: DoS due to routing packets to too many different dsts/too fast
Summary: CVE-2015-1465 kernel: net: DoS due to routing packets to too many different d...
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2015-1465
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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high
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1181819 1188347
Blocks: 1183753
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Reported: 2015-01-19 16:42 UTC by Petr Matousek
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:27 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2015-02-04 15:00:30 UTC


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Description Petr Matousek 2015-01-19 16:42:44 UTC
It was found that routing packets to too many different dsts/too fast can lead
to a excessive resource consumption.

A remote attacker can use this flaw to crash the system.

Introduced by:
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=f88649721268999bdff09777847080a52004f691

Acknowledgements:

This issue was found by Marcelo Ricardo Leitner of Red Hat.

Comment 2 Petr Matousek 2015-02-02 16:33:34 UTC
Statement:

This issue does not affect the Linux kernels as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, 7 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.

Comment 3 Petr Matousek 2015-02-02 16:35:29 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1188347]

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2015-02-06 04:00:22 UTC
kernel-3.18.5-201.fc21 has been pushed to the Fedora 21 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2015-02-07 04:01:01 UTC
kernel-3.18.5-101.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.


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