DescriptionThe swiotlb functionality in the r8169 driver in drivers/net/r8169.c in the Linux kernel before 188.8.131.52 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (IOMMU space exhaustion and system crash) by using jumbo frames for a large amount of network traffic, as demonstrated by a flood ping.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
- SUSE-SA:2009:064, published Tue, 22 Dec 2009 18:00:00 +0000