CVE-2011-2482

HIGH

Description

A certain Red Hat patch to the sctp_sock_migrate function in net/sctp/socket.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.21, as used in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) via a crafted SCTP packet.

References

http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.21

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=ea2bc483ff5caada7c4aa0d5fbf87d3a6590273d

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1212.html

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/08/30/1

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=714867

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/ea2bc483ff5caada7c4aa0d5fbf87d3a6590273d

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-06-08

Updated: 2013-12-31

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH