CVE-2014-0100

HIGH

Description

Race condition in the inet_frag_intern function in net/ipv4/inet_fragment.c in the Linux kernel through 3.13.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (use-after-free error) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a large series of fragmented ICMP Echo Request packets to a system with a heavy CPU load.

References

http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/325844/

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/03/04/4

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1070618

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2014-03-11

Updated: 2014-03-11

Type: CWE-362

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH