The socket implementation in net/core/sock.c in the Linux kernel
before 2.6.35 does not properly manage a backlog of received packets,
which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service by sending
a large amount of network traffic, related to the sk_add_backlog
function and the sk_rmem_alloc socket field. NOTE: this vulnerability
exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2010-4251.
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MLIST:[netdev] 20100302 [PATCH 1/8] net: add limit for socket backlog
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