CVE-2018-5391 (NVD)- Vulnerability Info (edit)
The Linux kernel, versions 3.9+, is vulnerable to a denial of service attack with low rates of specially modified packets targeting IP fragment re-assembly. An attacker may cause a denial of service condition by sending specially crafted IP fragments. Various vulnerabilities in IP fragmentation have been discovered and fixed over the years. The current vulnerability (CVE-2018-5391) became exploitable in the Linux kernel with the increase of the IP fragment reassembly queue size.
|Products||Ubuntu_linux, Debian_linux, Linux_kernel, Enterprise_linux_desktop, Enterprise_linux_server, Enterprise_linux_server_aus, Enterprise_linux_server_eus, Enterprise_linux_server_tus, Enterprise_linux_workstation|
Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)
|First patch||- None (likely due to unavailable code)|
No patch was assigned yet.