DescriptionThe tcp_find_option function of the netfilter subsystem for IPv6 in the SUSE Linux 2.6.5 kernel with USAGI patches, when using iptables and TCP options rules, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption by infinite loop) via a large option length that produces a negative integer after a casting operation to the char type, a similar flaw to CVE-2004-0626.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
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SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 00:53:39 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:28 2022