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CVE-2011-4914 Detail

Current Description

The ROSE protocol implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 does not verify that certain data-length values are consistent with the amount of data sent, which might allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via crafted data to a ROSE socket.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.39 Broken Link
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=e0bccd315db0c2f919e7fcf9cb60db21d9986f52 Patch
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00020.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/12/28/2
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=770777 Issue Tracking VDB Entry
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/e0bccd315db0c2f919e7fcf9cb60db21d9986f52 Exploit Patch

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38:rc7:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38:rc8:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.38.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.6.38.8

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux_enterprise_server:10.0:sp4:*:*:ltss:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-4914
NVD Published Date:
06/21/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/18/2016