CVE-2009-3613

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Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2007-11-28
Bugzilla:
529137: CVE-2009-3613 kernel: flood ping cause out-of-iommu error and panic when mtu larger than 1500

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The swiotlb functionality in the r8169 driver in drivers/net/r8169.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27.22 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (IOMMU space exhaustion and system crash) by using jumbo frames for a large amount of network traffic, as demonstrated by a flood ping.

Find out more about CVE-2009-3613 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 6.1
Base Metrics AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kernel) RHSA-2009:1671 2009-12-15
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel) RHSA-2009:1548 2009-11-03
MRG Grid for RHEL 5 Server (kernel-rt) RHSA-2009:1540 2009-11-03
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor 5 (rhev-hypervisor) RHSA-2009:1692 2009-12-23
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