Intrusion Prevention

Linux.Kernel.SCTP.ASCONF.Chunk.Parameter.Padding.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Denial of Service vulnerability in Linux Kernel SCTP Protocol.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles crafted SCTP packets. It allows a remote attacker to crash vulnerable systems.

Affected Products

Linux Kernel Project Kernel mainline prior to 9de7922bc709eee2f609cd01d98aaedc4cf5ea74

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attacker can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=9de7922bc709eee2f609cd01d98aaedc4cf5ea74

CVE References

CVE-2014-3673