Upstream information

CVE-2012-3552 at MITRE


Race condition in the IP implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.0 might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (slab corruption and system crash) by sending packets to an application that sets socket options during the handling of network traffic.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.4
Vector AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 778460 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 795039 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 827565 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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