CVE-2011-3191

HIGH

Description

Integer signedness error in the CIFSFindNext function in fs/cifs/cifssmb.c in the Linux kernel before 3.1 allows remote CIFS servers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a large length value in a response to a read request for a directory.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=9438fabb73eb48055b58b89fc51e0bc4db22fabd

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.1

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/08/24/2

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=732869

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/9438fabb73eb48055b58b89fc51e0bc4db22fabd

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-05-24

Updated: 2012-05-25

Type: CWE-189

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH