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CVE-2011-1478 Detail

Description

The napi_reuse_skb function in net/core/dev.c in the Generic Receive Offload (GRO) implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.38 does not reset the values of certain structure members, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via a malformed VLAN frame.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git%3Ba=commit%3Bh=66c46d741e2e60f0e8b625b80edb0ab820c46d7a
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git%3Ba=commit%3Bh=6d152e23ad1a7a5b40fef1f42e017d66e6115159
http://mirror.anl.gov/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.38 Broken Link 
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/28/1 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8480 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/520102/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=691270 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1478
NVD Published Date:
10/23/2011
NVD Last Modified:
02/12/2023
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.