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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-4175

Original release date: 01/10/2011
Last revised: 03/19/2012


Integer overflow in the rds_cmsg_rdma_args function (net/rds/rdma.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.35 allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly trigger memory corruption via a crafted Reliable Datagram Sockets (RDS) request, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-3865.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0012
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20101117 CVE request: kernel: integer overflow in RDS
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 44921
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0298
External Source: XF
Name: kernel-rdscmsgrdmaargs-dos(64618)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0124
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2011:004
External Source: MLIST
Name: [linux-netdev] 20101117 [PATCH] Integer overflow in RDS cmsg handling
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2011:002
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20101118 Re: CVE request: kernel: integer overflow in RDS
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2011:007
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2011:001

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