CVE-2011-1576

MEDIUM

Description

The Generic Receive Offload (GRO) implementation in the Linux kernel 2.6.18 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 2.6.32 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, as used in Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) Hypervisor and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via crafted VLAN packets that are processed by the napi_reuse_skb function, leading to (1) a memory leak or (2) memory corruption, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-1478.

References

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-0927.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1090.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1106.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/48907

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1025853

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=695173

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2011-08-31

Updated: 2019-04-22

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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