CVE-2011-1478

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Description

The napi_reuse_skb function in net/core/dev.c in the Generic Receive Offload (GRO) implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.38 does not reset the values of certain structure members, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via a malformed VLAN frame.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=66c46d741e2e60f0e8b625b80edb0ab820c46d7a

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=6d152e23ad1a7a5b40fef1f42e017d66e6115159

http://mirror.anl.gov/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.38

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/28/1

http://secunia.com/advisories/46397

http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8480

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/520102/100/0/threaded

http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=691270

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2011-10-23

Updated: 2020-08-03

Type: CWE-476

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5.7

Vector: AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 5.5

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (29 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
89680VMware ESX / ESXi Third-Party Libraries Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2011-0012) (remote check)NessusMisc.
high
79278RHEL 5 : rhev-hypervisor (RHSA-2011:0439)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
76634RHEL 6 : MRG (RHSA-2011:1253)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
75879openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2011:0416-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
75557openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2012:0206-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
75554openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2011:0399-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
68415Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel (ELSA-2011-2014)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
medium
68252Oracle Linux 5 : kernel (ELSA-2011-0429)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
medium
68247Oracle Linux 6 : kernel (ELSA-2011-0421)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
61018Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL5.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
medium
61012Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL6.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
57297SuSE 11.1 Security Update : Linux kernel (SAT Patch Numbers 5493 / 5510 / 5511)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
56768Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-lts-backport-natty vulnerabilities (USN-1256-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
56508VMSA-2011-0012 : VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third-party libraries and ESX Service ConsoleNessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
high
56192USN-1204-1 : linux-fsl-imx51 vulnerabilitiesNessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
56190USN-1202-1 : linux-ti-omap4 vulnerabilitiesNessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
55785Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-lts-backport-maverick vulnerabilities (USN-1187-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
55589Ubuntu 10.10 : linux-mvl-dove vulnerabilities (USN-1159-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
55521Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux-mvl-dove vulnerabilities (USN-1162-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
55454Ubuntu 10.10 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1160-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
55104Ubuntu 10.04 LTS : linux, linux-ec2 vulnerabilities (USN-1141-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
55028Debian DSA-2240-1 : linux-2.6 - privilege escalation/denial of service/information leakNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
53850Fedora 14 : kernel-2.6.35.13-91.fc14 (2011-6541)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
53571SuSE 11.1 Security Update : Linux kernel (SAT Patch Number 4376)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
53570SuSE 11.1 Security Update : Linux kernel (SAT Patch Numbers 4384 / 4386)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
53432CentOS 5 : kernel (CESA-2011:0429)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
medium
53399RHEL 5 : kernel (RHSA-2011:0429)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
53328RHEL 6 : kernel (RHSA-2011:0421)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
801506CentOS RHSA-2011-0429 Security CheckLog Correlation EngineGeneric
high