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CVE-2011-3593 Detail

Description

A certain Red Hat patch to the vlan_hwaccel_do_receive function in net/8021q/vlan_core.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.32 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via priority-tagged VLAN frames.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  06/08/2013

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-3593
Original release date:
06/08/2013
Last revised:
06/10/2013
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.7 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
5.5
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Local network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/03/05/3 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20120305 CVE-2011-3593 kernel: vlan: fix panic when handling priority tagged frames
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=742846 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=742846
https://oss.oracle.com/git/?p=redpatch.git;a=commit;h=0e48f8daac293335e16e007663b9f4d248f89f0c External Source CONFIRM https://oss.oracle.com/git/?p=redpatch.git;a=commit;h=0e48f8daac293335e16e007663b9f4d248f89f0c
https://oss.oracle.com/git/?p=redpatch.git;a=commit;h=fadca7bdc43b02f518585d9547019966415cadfd External Source CONFIRM https://oss.oracle.com/git/?p=redpatch.git;a=commit;h=fadca7bdc43b02f518585d9547019966415cadfd

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

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