Intrusion Prevention

Linux.Kernel.IPv6.Netfilter.nf_ct_frag6_reasm.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Denial of Service vulnerability in Linux Kernal.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles an ipv6 fragment. It allows a remote attacker to crash vulnerable systems via sending a crafted ipv6 fragment.

Affected Products

Linux kernel before 2.6.34

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attacker can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version, available from the web site.
https://www.kernel.org/

CVE References

CVE-2012-2744