CVE-2011-4324

MEDIUM

Description

The encode_share_access function in fs/nfs/nfs4xdr.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.29 allows local users to cause a denial of service (BUG and system crash) by using the mknod system call with a pathname on an NFSv4 filesystem.

References

http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.29

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=dc0b027dfadfcb8a5504f7d8052754bf8d501ab9

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/02/06/3

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=755440

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/dc0b027dfadfcb8a5504f7d8052754bf8d501ab9

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-06-21

Updated: 2012-06-22

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (11 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
89038VMware ESX / ESXi Third-Party Libraries Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2012-0013) (remote check)NessusMisc.
high
83603SUSE SLES10 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2013:1832-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
79507OracleVM 2.2 : kernel (OVMSA-2013-0039)NessusOracleVM Local Security Checks
critical
68427Oracle Linux 5 : kernel (ELSA-2012-0007)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
61747VMSA-2012-0013 : VMware vSphere and vCOps updates to third-party librariesNessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
high
61215Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL5.x i386/x86_64 (20120110)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
high
59522SuSE 10 Security Update : Linux kernel (ZYPP Patch Number 8162)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
59521SuSE 10 Security Update : Linux kernel (ZYPP Patch Number 8161)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
58271Ubuntu 8.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1390-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
57485CentOS 5 : kernel (CESA-2012:0007)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
high
57481RHEL 5 : kernel (RHSA-2012:0007)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high