The ipt_recent kernel module (ipt_recent.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.12 and earlier does not properly perform certain time tests when the jiffies value is greater than LONG_MAX, which can cause ipt_recent netfilter rules to block too early, a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-2872.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service
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