DescriptionThe batadv_frag_merge_packets function in net/batman-adv/fragmentation.c in the B.A.T.M.A.N. implementation in the Linux kernel through 3.18.1 uses an incorrect length field during a calculation of an amount of memory, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (mesh-node system crash) via fragmented packets.
Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
- openSUSE-SU-2015:0713-1, published Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:04:48 +0200 (CEST)