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steven36 posted a topic in Security & Privacy NewsA denial of service flaw found in the way recent Linux and FreeBSD kernels handle TCP networking can be exploited by remote attackers to trigger a kernel panic in vulnerable systems. In all, Netflix Information Security's Jonathan Looney found three vulnerabilities, two related to "the minimum segment size (MSS) and TCP Selective Acknowledgement (SACK) capabilities," and one related only to MSS, with the most serious one named SACK Panic being the one that can cause affected systems to panic and reboot. As per Red Hat, the issues which impact the kernel's T