CVE-2011-2182 Detail

Current Description

The ldm_frag_add function in fs/partitions/ldm.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39.1 does not properly handle memory allocation for non-initial fragments, which might allow local users to conduct buffer overflow attacks, and gain privileges or obtain sensitive information, via a crafted LDM partition table. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2011-1017.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.39.1
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=cae13fe4cc3f24820ffb990c09110626837e85d4 Patch 
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=139447903326211&w=2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/06/05/1 Patch 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/52334
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/cae13fe4cc3f24820ffb990c09110626837e85d4 Patch 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-2182
NVD Published Date:
06/13/2012
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2016
Source:
MITRE