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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.4 6.4
CVE Id CVE-2011-4914
Last Modified 11 May 2015 09:59:33
Published 21 Jun 2012 07:55:02
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2011-4914

Summary

The ROSE protocol implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 does not verify that certain data-length values are consistent with the amount of data sent, which might allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via crafted data to a ROSE socket.

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/e0bccd315db0c2f919e7fcf9cb60db21d9986f52

CONFIRM - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=770777

MLIST - [oss-security] 20111227 Re: CVE request: kernel: multiple issues in ROSE

CONFIRM - http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=e0bccd315db0c2f919e7fcf9cb60db21d9986f52

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

SUSE - SUSE-SU-2015:0812


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:56:34