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Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2015 00:53:19 -0500 (EST)
From: Wade Mealing <>
Cc:, Florian Weimer <>,
        Daniel Borkmann <>
Subject: CVE-2014-8160 Linux Kernel: SCTP firewalling fails until SCTP
 module is loaded

CVE-2014-8160 has been assigned to this issue in net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_proto_generic.c
that can allow protocols that do not have a protocol handler kernel module loaded
through the iptables firewall even if explicitly denied by rule.

For more detail see:

Wade Mealing -- Red Hat -- Product Security

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