CVE-2018-6922

NameCVE-2018-6922
DescriptionOne of the data structures that holds TCP segments in all versions of FreeBSD prior to 11.2-RELEASE-p1, 11.1-RELEASE-p12, and 10.4-RELEASE-p10 uses an inefficient algorithm to reassemble the data. This causes the CPU time spent on segment processing to grow linearly with the number of segments in the reassembly queue. An attacker who has the ability to send TCP traffic to a victim system can degrade the victim system's network performance and/or consume excessive CPU by exploiting the inefficiency of TCP reassembly handling, with relatively small bandwidth cost.
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NVD severitymedium (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://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/962459
kfreebsd not covered by security support

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