CVE-2011-2723 at MITRE
The skb_gro_header_slow function in include/linux/netdevice.h in the Linux kernel before 188.8.131.52, when Generic Receive Offload (GRO) is enabled, resets certain fields in incorrect situations, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via crafted network traffic.
CVSS v2 Scores
| ||National Vulnerability Database
|Base Score ||5.69
|Access Vector ||Adjacent Network
|Access Complexity ||Medium
|Confidentiality Impact ||None
|Integrity Impact ||None
|Availability Impact ||Complete
Note from the SUSE Security Team
This issue only affects kernels that have the generic checksum offload infrastructure, including kernels after 2.6.29. Earlier kernels ando SUSE Linux Enterprise releases up to and including SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 are not affected.
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 709164
[RESOLVED / FIXED]
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