By: Marcus Meissner

August 6, 2018 5:00 pm

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SUSE addresses “SegmentSmack” attack

Today, on August 6th 2018, researchers from FICORA have published a remote denial of service attack against Linux Servers, called "SegmentSmack" (CVE-2018-5390). Due to inefficient programming remote attackers could use a lot of compute resources by exploiting worst-case behaviour in the TCP segment reassembly code of newer Linux Kernels, which could allow even single […]

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