CVE-2023-1206

NameCVE-2023-1206
DescriptionA hash collision flaw was found in the IPv6 connection lookup table in the Linux kernel’s IPv6 functionality when a user makes a new kind of SYN flood attack. A user located in the local network or with a high bandwidth connection can increase the CPU usage of the server that accepts IPV6 connections up to 95%.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-3623-1, DLA-3710-1, DSA-5480-1, DSA-5492-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)buster4.19.249-2vulnerable
buster (security)4.19.304-1fixed
bullseye5.10.209-2fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.218-1fixed
bookworm6.1.76-1fixed
bookworm (security)6.1.90-1fixed
sid, trixie6.8.12-1fixed
linux-5.10 (PTS)buster (security)5.10.216-1~deb10u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcebuster4.19.304-1DLA-3710-1
linuxsourcebullseye5.10.191-1DSA-5480-1
linuxsourcebookworm6.1.52-1DSA-5492-1
linuxsource(unstable)6.4.11-1
linux-5.10sourcebuster5.10.197-1~deb10u1DLA-3623-1

Notes

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2175903
https://git.kernel.org/linus/d11b0df7ddf1831f3e170972f43186dad520bfcc (6.5-rc4)

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