CVE-2011-1598 Detail

Current Description

The bcm_release function in net/can/bcm.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39-rc6 does not properly validate a socket data structure, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted release operation.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=c6914a6f261aca0c9f715f883a353ae7ff51fe83 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/04/20/2 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/04/20/6 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/04/20/7 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/04/21/1 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/04/21/2 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/04/21/7 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/04/22/2 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/04/25/4 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.linux.network/192898 Broken Link 
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.39-rc6 Broken Link 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/47503 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=698057 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-2011-1598
NVD Published Date:
05/09/2011
NVD Last Modified:
07/31/2020
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.