Intrusion Prevention

Linux.Kernel.IP.Fragment.Processing.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Denial of Service vulnerability in Linux Kernel.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles crafted IP packets. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to cause a denial of service condition on the affected system.

Affected Products

Linux kernel versions 3.9+

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attacker can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version, available from the website.
https://www.kernel.org/

CVE References

CVE-2018-5391