Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2008 16:58:44 +0200 From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@...e.de> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: security@...nel.org, Karsten Keil <kkeil@...e.de> Subject: Re: security problem in ESP fragment handling? On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 10:21:18AM -0400, Steven M. Christey wrote: > > On Wed, 30 Apr 2008, Marcus Meissner wrote: > > > According to Karsten Keil just ESP fragment packets need to be accepted > > by the kernel to trigger the condition. > > We think this might be true for all 2.6 kernels (ever since esp.c got added) > > Any idea what the starting version might be? 2.6.0 (introduced during 2.5 development). > Also, you mentioned a hang, but the commit says a BUG() is generated. is > this just based on different inputs? I think the BUG() will kill the network event handler thread, but I let the experts comment here. Ciao, Marcus
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