DescriptionThe nft_flush_table function in net/netfilter/nf_tables_api.c in the Linux kernel before 3.18.5 mishandles the interaction between cross-chain jumps and ruleset flushes, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (panic) by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having low severity.
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Status of this issue by product and package
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|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3||kernel-default||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3||kernel-source||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3||kernel-default||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3||kernel-source||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware||kernel-default||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware||kernel-source||Not affected|