Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Zhang Zuotao discovered a bug in the Linux kernel's handling of
overlapping fragments in ipv6. A remote attacker could exploit this
flaw to bypass firewalls and initial new network connections that
should have been blocked by the firewall.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 63221 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-4444