CVE-2010-4343 Detail

Current Description

drivers/scsi/bfa/bfa_core.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.35 does not initialize a certain port data structure, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via read operations on an fc_host statistics file.


View Analysis Description

Evaluator Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/665.html 'CWE-665: Improper Initialization'

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=7873ca4e4401f0ecd8868bf1543113467e6bae61 Mailing List  Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.35 Broken Link 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/12/08/3 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/12/09/15 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0017.html Broken Link 
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/520102/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45262 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-scsi/msg43772.html Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=661182 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-665 Improper Initialization cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-4343
NVD Published Date:
12/29/2010
NVD Last Modified:
08/14/2020
Source:
MITRE