Bug 1178826 (CVE-2014-9428) - CVE-2014-9428 kernel: remote denial of service via batman-adv module
Summary: CVE-2014-9428 kernel: remote denial of service via batman-adv module
Alias: CVE-2014-9428
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: impact=moderate,public=20141118,repor...
Depends On: 1178833
Blocks: 1178832
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2015-01-05 14:19 UTC by Vasyl Kaigorodov
Modified: 2019-06-08 20:20 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2015-01-05 14:28:32 UTC

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Description Vasyl Kaigorodov 2015-01-05 14:19:08 UTC
A remote denial of service (kernel crash) when batman-adv module is in use was reported at [1].

Upstream commit that fixes this issue can be found here:

[1]: https://lists.open-mesh.org/pipermail/b.a.t.m.a.n/2014-November/012561.html


This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, 7 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2, as they did not include support for the B.A.T.M.A.N. protocol.

Comment 1 Vasyl Kaigorodov 2015-01-05 14:24:33 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1178833]

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