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CVE-2011-2480 Detail

Current Description

Information Disclosure vulnerability in the 802.11 stack, as used in FreeBSD before 8.2 and NetBSD when using certain non-x86 architectures. A signedness error in the IEEE80211_IOC_CHANINFO ioctl allows a local unprivileged user to cause the kernel to copy large amounts of kernel memory back to the user, disclosing potentially sensitive information.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2011-2480 Broken Link
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=631160 Third Party Advisory
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=631161 Third Party Advisory
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2011-2480 Third Party Advisory
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/06/20/15 Mailing List Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Information Exposure NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:freebsd:freebsd:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
8.2
 cpe:2.3:o:netbsd:netbsd:-:*:*:*:*:*:x86:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-2480
NVD Published Date:
11/27/2019
NVD Last Modified:
12/10/2019