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computer vulnerability note CVE-2018-1000026

Linux kernel: denial of service via the bnx2x driver

Synthesis of the vulnerability

Impacted products: Fedora, Linux, openSUSE Leap, RHEL, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity: 2/4.
Consequences: denial of service on server, denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Provenance: user shell.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 12/02/2018.
Identifiers: CERTFR-2018-AVI-147, CERTFR-2018-AVI-165, CERTFR-2018-AVI-170, CERTFR-2018-AVI-196, CERTFR-2018-AVI-198, CVE-2018-1000026, FEDORA-2018-03a6606cb5, FEDORA-2018-7a62047e30, FEDORA-2018-884a105c04, openSUSE-SU-2018:0781-1, RHSA-2018:2948-01, RHSA-2018:3083-01, RHSA-2018:3096-01, SUSE-SU-2018:0785-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0786-1, SUSE-SU-2018:0986-1, USN-3617-1, USN-3617-2, USN-3617-3, USN-3619-1, USN-3619-2, USN-3620-1, USN-3620-2, USN-3632-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-25279.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can block the netword card drived by the bnx2x module of the Linux kernel, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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