CVE-2011-4087

MEDIUM

Description

The br_parse_ip_options function in net/bridge/br_netfilter.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 does not properly initialize a certain data structure, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service by leveraging connectivity to a network interface that uses an Ethernet bridge device.

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=f8e9881c2aef1e982e5abc25c046820cd0b7cf64

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/10/28/14

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/f8e9881c2aef1e982e5abc25c046820cd0b7cf64

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-06-08

Updated: 2013-06-10

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM