Patchwork [1/1,CVE-2012-2663,HARDY,LUCID,NATTY,ONEIRIC,PRECISE] tcp: drop SYN+FIN messages

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Submitter Brad Figg
Date May 31, 2012, 10:58 p.m.
Message ID <1338505134-539-2-git-send-email-brad.figg@canonical.com>
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Brad Figg - May 31, 2012, 10:58 p.m.
From: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@gmail.com>

CVE-2012-2663

BugLink: http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1007091

Denys Fedoryshchenko reported that SYN+FIN attacks were bringing his
linux machines to their limits.

Dont call conn_request() if the TCP flags includes SYN flag

Reported-by: Denys Fedoryshchenko <denys@visp.net.lb>
Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
(cherry picked from commit fdf5af0daf8019cec2396cdef8fb042d80fe71fa)
Signed-off-by: Brad Figg <brad.figg@canonical.com>
---
 net/ipv4/tcp_input.c |    2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)

Patch

diff --git a/net/ipv4/tcp_input.c b/net/ipv4/tcp_input.c
index 78dd38c..0cbb440 100644
--- a/net/ipv4/tcp_input.c
+++ b/net/ipv4/tcp_input.c
@@ -5811,6 +5811,8 @@  int tcp_rcv_state_process(struct sock *sk, struct sk_buff *skb,
 			goto discard;
 
 		if (th->syn) {
+			if (th->fin)
+				goto discard;
 			if (icsk->icsk_af_ops->conn_request(sk, skb) < 0)
 				return 1;