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SUSE Security Announcement 2010:005: kernel

 

The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 and openSUSE 11.1 Kernel was updated to
   2.6.27.42 fixing various bugs and security issues.

   Following security issues were fixed:
   CVE-2009-4536: A underflow in the e1000 jumbo Ethernet frame handling
   could be use by link-local remote attackers to crash the machine,
   bypass firewalls or potentially execute code in kernel context.
   This requires the attacker to be able to send Jumbo Frames to the
   target machine.

 

 

 

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