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CVE-2011-3982 Detail

Current Description

The Fibre Channel driver for QLogic adapters in IBM AIX 6.1 and 7.1 does not properly handle DMA resource limitations, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system hang) via vectors that generate a large amount of DMA I/O, related to a deadlock in timer processing across CPUs.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0275 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0691 Vendor Advisory
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ94222
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ94383
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ94593
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ94675
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ96761
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/67292

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:aix:6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:ibm:aix:7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-3982
NVD Published Date:
10/04/2011
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017