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Date: Mon,  6 Jul 2015 05:23:11 -0400 (EDT)
From: cve-assign@...re.org
To: benh@...ian.org
Cc: cve-assign@...re.org, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, carnil@...ian.org
Subject: Re: CVE Request: UDP checksum DoS

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>> However, the presence of "return -EAGAIN" may also have been a
>> security problem in some realistic circumstances. For example, maybe
>> there's an attacker who can't transmit a flood with invalid checksums,
>> but can sometimes inject one packet with an invalid checksum. The
>> goal of this attacker isn't to cause a system hang; the goal is to
>> cause an EPOLLET epoll application to stop reading for an indefinitely
>> long period of time. This scenario can't also be covered by
>> CVE-2015-5364. Is it better to have no CVE ID at all, e.g., is
>> udp_recvmsg/udpv6_recvmsg simply not intended to defend against this
>> scenario?

> It seems reasonable to assign a second CVE ID to that issue.

Use CVE-2015-5366.

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