CVE-2011-2942

MEDIUM

Description

A certain Red Hat patch to the __br_deliver function in net/bridge/br_forward.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.18 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging connectivity to a network interface that uses an Ethernet bridge device.

References

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/10/24/3

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=730917

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-06-08

Updated: 2013-06-10

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM