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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-3865

Original release date: 01/10/2011
Last revised: 10/25/2011


Integer overflow in the rds_rdma_pages function in net/rds/rdma.c in the Linux kernel allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted iovec struct in a Reliable Datagram Sockets (RDS) request, which triggers a buffer overflow.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2011:007
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0012
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20101101 Re: CVE request: kernel: iovec overflow in rds_rdma_pages()
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2010:057
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0298
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2011:002
External Source: MLIST
Name: [netdev] 20101028 Re: [Security] TIPC security issues
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:0004
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0024
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html
External Source: MLIST
Name: [netdev] 20101028 Re: [Security] TIPC security issues
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:0007
External Source: XF
Name: kernel-rdsrdmapages-overflow(62881)
External Source: BID
Name: 44549
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20101029 CVE request: kernel: iovec overflow in rds_rdma_pages()
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20111013 VMSA-2011-0012 VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party libraries and ESX Service Console
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2011:001

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