CVE-2011-1494

medium

Description

Integer overflow in the _ctl_do_mpt_command function in drivers/scsi/mpt2sas/mpt2sas_ctl.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.38 and earlier might allow local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via an ioctl call specifying a crafted value that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

References

http://downloads.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100145416

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00020.html

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/04/05/32

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/04/06/2

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-0833.html

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=694021

http://secunia.com/advisories/46397

https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/688021/

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

Details

Source: Mitre, NVD

Published: 2011-05-03

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Severity: Medium