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FS#62533 - linux >=5.0.11 CVE-2019-11683 "GRO packet of death"

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Pascal Ernster (hardfalcon) - Friday, 03 May 2019, 07:07 GMT
Last edited by Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig) - Thursday, 11 July 2019, 20:09 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Security
Status Closed
Assigned To Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig)
Architecture All
Severity Critical
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


The issue is described here:

The fix (supposedly) consists of applying these two patches, which have not been merged by upstream yet:

This probably also affects other flavors of the 5.0 kernel, like linux-hardened and linux-zen. linux-lts should not be affected, since the vulnerable code was only introduced in Linux 5.0.
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Closed by  Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig)
Thursday, 11 July 2019, 20:09 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Comment by Pascal Ernster (hardfalcon) - Friday, 03 May 2019, 07:08 GMT
Damn, typo in the bug report title - can somebody please change "linux >=5.0.11" to "linux =<5.0.11"?
Comment by loqs (loqs) - Friday, 03 May 2019, 11:16 GMT Comment by Constantine (Hi-Angel) - Thursday, 11 July 2019, 20:04 GMT
"GRO packet of death" was fixed 3 months ago in 5.0.13

Does it close the case?