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Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2013 13:06:09 +0200
From: Petr Matousek <>
Subject: CVE request -- Linux kernel: veth: double-free in case of congestion

Description of the problem:
A flaw was found in the way Virtual Ethernet driver implementation in
the Linux kernel handled skbs in case of congestion.

A remote attacker could potentially use this flaw to crash the system.

Introduced in:

Fixed in:

Upstream fix:


Petr Matousek / Red Hat Security Response Team

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