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CVE-2011-1576 Detail

Current Description

The Generic Receive Offload (GRO) implementation in the Linux kernel 2.6.18 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 2.6.32 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, as used in Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) Hypervisor and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via crafted VLAN packets that are processed by the napi_reuse_skb function, leading to (1) a memory leak or (2) memory corruption, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-1478.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/31/2011
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.7 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 5.5


Access Vector (AV): Local_Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-0927.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1090.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-1106.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/48907
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1025853
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=695173 Patch

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1576
NVD Published Date:
08/31/2011
NVD Last Modified:
01/13/2014