Vulnerability when Network Address Translation (NAT) is enabled in
Linux 2.2.10 and earlier with ipchains, or FreeBSD 3.2 with ipfw,
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (kernel panic)
via a ping -R (record route) command.
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BUGTRAQ:19990722 Re: ping -R causes kernel panic on a forwarding machine ( 2.2.5 a nd 2 .2.10)
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