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Linux Kernel fib6_add_rt2node() Router Advertisement Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1028780
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2013-4125   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 15 2013
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.10.1 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Linux Kernel. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote router advertisement speaker can modify the advertised expiration in certain cases to trigger a flaw in fib6_add_rt2node() and cause the target system to crash.

Hannes Frederic Sowa reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target system to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix, available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, State error

Message History:   None.

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