Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2015 21:24:19 +0100 From: Ben Hutchings <ben@...adent.org.uk> To: oss-security <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com> Cc: 782515@...s.debian.org Subject: TCP Fast Open local DoS in some Linux stable branches There is a local DoS triggered by use of the TCP Fast Open option, specific to Linux stable branches, as a result of an incompletely backported bug fix: https://bugs.debian.org/782515 http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.network/359588 The 3.16.7-ckt stable branch is definitely affected, and I believe but haven't tested that the 3.10, 3.12, 3.13.11-ckt and 3.14 branches are also affected. Please assign a CVE ID for this. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Editing code like this is akin to sticking plasters on the bleeding stump of a severed limb. - me, 29 June 1999 Download attachment "signature.asc" of type "application/pgp-signature" (812 bytes)
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