DoS flaw hits Linux kernel

A flaw in the Linux kernel could be exploited by malicious users to cause a denial of service attack.

The vulnerability is caused by missing checks on the SCTP chunk sizes in the SCTP-netfilter code that could be used to create an infinite loop that exhausts system resources. DoS flaw hits Linux kernel - PC Magazine

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 4th May 2006 10:11PM