CVE-2011-3363

MEDIUM

Description

The setup_cifs_sb function in fs/cifs/connect.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 does not properly handle DFS referrals, which allows remote CIFS servers to cause a denial of service (system crash) by placing a referral at the root of a share.

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=70945643722ffeac779d2529a348f99567fa5c33

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/09/14/12

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=738291

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/70945643722ffeac779d2529a348f99567fa5c33

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-05-24

Updated: 2012-05-29

Type: CWE-20

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