Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2008 18:10:17 +0200 From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@...e.de> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: Karsten Keil <kkeil@...e.de>, security@...nel.org Subject: Re: security problem in ESP fragment handling? On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 04:18:11PM +0100, Mark J Cox wrote: > >http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=920fc941a9617f95ccb283037fe6f8a38d95bb69 > > > >This will at least hang the networking of the system if triggered. > > > > > >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). > > Quick response (burried today) but I think this is already allocated > CVE-2007-6282 > > http://184.108.40.206/search?q=cache:NNop-SbiE4EJ:www.mail-archive.com/netdev%40vger.kernel.org/msg62480.html+CVE-2007-6282&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=1 Yes, this is the same issue. Ciao, Marcus
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