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Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2015 13:12:15 +0100
From: Florian Weimer <fweimer@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: cve-assign@...re.org
Subject: Re: CVE-Request -- Linux kernel - panic on nftables
 rule flush

On 02/10/2015 07:42 AM, Wade Mealing wrote:
> Gday,
> 
> I'd like to request a CVE for a denial of service attack found here here https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=91441.
> 
> A remote attacker with the NET_CAP_ADMIN capability could use this to panic (denial of service) a system if they were able to flush a chain with a jump target.
> 
> More info: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1190966

This should “A local attacker with the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability".

-- 
Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security

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