Linux kernel vulnerability

2015-05-20T00:00:00
ID USN-2611-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2015-05-20T00:00:00

Description

Vincent Tondellier discovered an integer overflow in the Linux kernel’s netfilter connection tracking accounting of loaded extensions. An attacker on the local area network (LAN) could potential exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash of targeted system).