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[ASA-201612-10] linux: denial of service
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201612-10 ========================================== Severity: High Date : 2016-12-10 CVE-ID : CVE-2016-9919 Package : linux Type : denial of service Remote : Yes Link : Summary ======= The package linux before version 4.8.12-3 is vulnerable to denial of service. Resolution ========== Upgrade to 4.8.12-3. # pacman -Syu "linux>=4.8.12-3" The problem has been fixed upstream but no release is available yet. Workaround ========== None. Description =========== The icmp6_send function in net/ipv6/icmp.c in the Linux kernel through 4.8.12 omits a certain check of the dst data structure, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via a fragmented IPv6 packet. Impact ====== A remote attacker can cause a kernel panic by sending a fragmented IPv6 packet. References ==========