CVE-2012-3552

MEDIUM

Description

Race condition in the IP implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.0 might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (slab corruption and system crash) by sending packets to an application that sets socket options during the handling of network traffic.

References

http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.0/ChangeLog-3.0

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=f6d8bd051c391c1c0458a30b2a7abcd939329259

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1540.html

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/08/31/11

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=853465

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/f6d8bd051c391c1c0458a30b2a7abcd939329259

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-10-03

Updated: 2013-10-11

Type: CWE-362

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