Linux Kernel CVE-2017-6214 Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability
Description: The tcp_splice_read function in net/ipv4/tcp.c in the Linux kernel before 4.9.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and soft lockup) via vectors involving a TCP packet with the URG flag.
Impact: Attackers can exploit this issue to cause the kernel to enter into an infinite loop which may cause denial-of-service conditions.
Mitigation: Updates are available. Please see the references for more information.