Threat Encyclopedia

Linux.Kernel.TCP.Segment.Out.Of.Order.Processing.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 tcp packet. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to cause a denial of service condition on the affected system.

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Linux Kernel Project Kernel mainline prior to 4.18-rc7

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

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Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor:
https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/davem/net.git/commit/?id=1a4f14bab1868b443f0dd3c55b689a478f82e72e

CVE References

CVE-2018-5390