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Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2013 11:51:14 -0500
From: Eitan Adler <lists@...anadler.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Cc: fw@...eb.enyo.de, cve-assign@...re.org
Subject: Re: Re: e1000e/82574L hardware erratum

On 12 February 2013 11:42,  <cve-assign@...re.org> wrote:
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>>It's been reported that some Intel 82574L network controllers can be
>>brought into a non-processing state by receiving certain Ethernet
>>frames:
>>
>><http://blog.krisk.org/2013/02/packets-of-death.html>
>>
>>The packet is not malformed at the lower layers and will travel over
>>the Internet.
>
> Use CVE-2013-1634.

It should be noted that this is motherboard specific.  In particular
only motherboard manufacturers that ignored Intel guidelines are
affected (acc' to intel).

Their official statement is here:
http://communities.intel.com/community/wired/blog/2013/02/07/intel-82574l-gigabit-ethernet-controller-statement


-- 
Eitan Adler

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