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Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2011 09:23:37 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <>
CC: Marcus Meissner <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: Multiple remote denial of service
 in Linux bridge networking code 2.6.37-3.0

On 10/28/2011 02:06 AM, Marcus Meissner wrote:
> Hi,
> Linux kernel 2.6.37 introduced with this commit
> several regressions that be used to trigger remote denial of service attacks when
> bridging is in use.
> Reporter thread is on:
> Fixes are in git commits:
> 		In 2.6.39
> 		In 2.6.39
> 		In 3.0
> 		In 3.0
> So it can be considered fixed with Linux kernel 3.0.
> Thanks to Eugene for looking up the commit ids.
> I think it just needs one CVE, as it was one introducing patch.
> Ciao, Marcus
Please use CVE-2011-4087 for this issue.


-Kurt Seifried / Red Hat Security Response Team

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