Follow @Openwall on Twitter for new release announcements and other news
[<prev] [next>] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2012 23:15:51 +0100
From: Petr Matousek <>
Subject: CVE request --- acceptation of overlapping ipv6 fragments

Accepting overlapping fragmented ipv6 packets can lead to Operating
Systems (OS) fingerprinting, IDS/IPS insertion/evasion, firewall

Do not accept such packets.

Linux kernel upstream fix:;a=commitdiff;h=70789d7052239992824628db8133de08dc78e593


Petr Matousek / Red Hat Security Response Team

Powered by blists - more mailing lists

Please check out the Open Source Software Security Wiki, which is counterpart to this mailing list.

Confused about mailing lists and their use? Read about mailing lists on Wikipedia and check out these guidelines on proper formatting of your messages.