Intrusion Prevention

Linux.Kernel.NFS.v4.PNFS.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Denial of Service vulnerability in Linux NFv4 servers.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable application handles maliciously crafted messages. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to cause a denial of service condition on the affected system.

Affected Products

Linux Kernel Project Kernel prior to 4.12

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the latest update from the vendor.
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2017/q2/615

CVE References

CVE-2017-8797