DescriptionRace condition in the inet_frag_intern function in net/ipv4/inet_fragment.c in the Linux kernel through 3.13.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (use-after-free error) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a large series of fragmented ICMP Echo Request packets to a system with a heavy CPU load.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)buster4.19.249-2fixed
buster (security)4.19.260-1fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.149-2fixed
bookworm, sid6.0.10-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcewheezy(not affected)
linux-2.6source(unstable)(not affected)


[wheezy] - linux <not-affected> (Introduced in v3.9)
- linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Introduced in v3.9)
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