CVE Reference: CVE-2012-3552

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CVE-2012-3552

Description:
Race condition in the IP implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.0 might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (slab corruption and system crash) by sending packets to an application that sets socket options during the handling of network traffic.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

REDHAT
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1540.html

MLIST
  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/08/31/11

CONFIRM
  http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=f6d8bd051c391c1c0458a30b2a7abcd939329259
  http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.0/ChangeLog-3.0


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