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computer vulnerability note CVE-2018-1000026

Linux kernel: denial of service via the bnx2x driver

Synthesis 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.
Vulnerable software: Fedora, Linux, openSUSE Leap, RHEL, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: denial of service on server, denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Attacker's origin: user shell.
Creation date: 12/02/2018.
Références of this computer vulnerability: 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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