Threat Encyclopedia

Linux.Kernel.Netfilter.xt_TCPMSS.DoS

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This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Denial of Service Vulnerability in Linux Kernel.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the vulnerable application when handling a maliciously crafted request. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to cause a denial of service condition or even arbitrary code execution on the affected system.

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Linux Kernel Project Kernel prior to 4.11
Linux Kernel Project Kernel Prior to 4.9.36

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

CVE References

CVE-2017-18017