The route cache implementation in Linux 2.4, and the Netfilter IP
conntrack module, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(CPU consumption) via packets with forged source addresses that cause
a large number of hash table collisions.
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VULNWATCH:20030517 Algorithmic Complexity Attacks and the Linux Networking Code
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