CVE-2018-6918

NameCVE-2018-6918
DescriptionIn FreeBSD before 11.1-STABLE, 11.1-RELEASE-p9, 10.4-STABLE, 10.4-RELEASE-p8 and 10.3-RELEASE-p28, the length field of the ipsec option header does not count the size of the option header itself, causing an infinite loop when the length is zero. This issue can allow a remote attacker who is able to send an arbitrary packet to cause the machine to crash.
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NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
kfreebsd-10 (PTS)jessie10.1~svn274115-4vulnerable
sid, stretch10.3~svn300087-3vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
kfreebsd-10source(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-18:05.ipsec.asc
kfreebsd not covered by security support

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