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Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2008 18:10:17 +0200
From: Marcus Meissner <>
Cc: Karsten Keil <>,
Subject: Re: security problem in ESP fragment handling?

On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 04:18:11PM +0100, Mark J Cox wrote:
> >;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

Yes, this is the same issue.

Ciao, Marcus

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