51476 : Linux Kernel on SMP net/sched/sch_generic.c __qdisc_run function Connection Saturation Local DoS
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2008-12-23

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2008-5713" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : The __qdisc_run function in net/sched/sch_generic.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.25 on SMP machines allows local users to cause a denial of service (soft lockup) by sending a large amount of network traffic, as demonstrated by multiple simultaneous invocations of the Netperf benchmark application in UDP_STREAM mode.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Impact: Loss of Availability
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Products

Unknown or Incomplete

References

Credit

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CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 4.9
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2008-12-25 | Disagree?

Access_vector_0 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_2

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