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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.4 5.4
CVE Id CVE-2011-1079
Last Modified 05 May 2015 09:59:04
Published 21 Jun 2012 07:55:02
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2011-1079

Summary

The bnep_sock_ioctl function in net/bluetooth/bnep/sock.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 does not ensure that a certain device field ends with a '\0' character, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory, or cause a denial of service (BUG and system crash), via a BNEPCONNADD command.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38.8


References

CONFIRM - https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/43629f8f5ea32a998d06d1bb41eefa0e821ff573

CONFIRM - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=681260

MLIST - [oss-security] 20110301 Re: CVE request: kernel: two bluetooth and one ebtables infoleaks/DoSes

CONFIRM - http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=43629f8f5ea32a998d06d1bb41eefa0e821ff573

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

REDHAT - RHSA-2011:0833

CONFIRM - http://downloads.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100145416

Related Patches

Novell SUSE 2011:4884 kernel security update for SLE 11 SP1 i586


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