CVE-2011-3359

MEDIUM

Description

The dma_rx function in drivers/net/wireless/b43/dma.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 does not properly allocate receive buffers, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a crafted frame.

References

http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.39

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=c85ce65ecac078ab1a1835c87c4a6319cf74660a

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/09/14/2

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=738202

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/c85ce65ecac078ab1a1835c87c4a6319cf74660a

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-05-24

Updated: 2012-05-29

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.4

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 4.9

Severity: MEDIUM