Descriptioninclude/net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_extend.h in the netfilter subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.14.5 uses an insufficiently large data type for certain extension data, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) via outbound network traffic that triggers extension loading, as demonstrated by configuring a PPTP tunnel in a NAT environment.
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-2016:0301-1, published Mon, 1 Feb 2016 16:11:19 +0100 (CET)
List of released packages
|Product(s)||Fixed package version(s)||References|
|openSUSE 13.1|| ||Patchnames:
Status of this issue by product and package
Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3||kernel-source||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3||kernel-source||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3||kernel-source||Not affected|