CVE-2011-1478

Current Description

The napi_reuse_skb function in net/core/dev.c in the Generic Receive Offload (GRO) implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.38 does not reset the values of certain structure members, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via a malformed VLAN frame.

Referenced by CVEs:CVE-2011-1576

Basic Data

PublishedOctober 23, 2011
Last ModifiedAugust 03, 2020
Assignercve@mitre.org
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeCWE-476
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorADJACENT_NETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityMEDIUM
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score5.7
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score5.5
Impact Score6.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSLinuxLinux Kernel********2.6.38

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Linux Linux Kernel *

References

NameSourceURLTags
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=66c46d741e2e60f0e8b625b80edb0ab820c46d7ahttp://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=66c46d741e2e60f0e8b625b8CONFIRMPatch Vendor Advisory
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=6d152e23ad1a7a5b40fef1f42e017d66e6115159http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=6d152e23ad1a7a5b40fef1f4CONFIRMPatch Vendor Advisory
http://mirror.anl.gov/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.38http://mirror.anl.gov/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.38CONFIRMBroken Link
[oss-security] 20110328 CVE-2011-1478 kernel: gro: reset dev and skb_iff on skb reusehttp://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/28/1MLISTMailing List Third Party Advisory
46397http://secunia.com/advisories/46397SECUNIAThird Party Advisory
8480http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8480SREASONThird Party Advisory
20111013 VMSA-2011-0012 VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party libraries and ESX Service Consolehttp://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/520102/100/0/threadedBUGTRAQThird Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.htmlhttp://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.htmlCONFIRMThird Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=691270https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=691270CONFIRMIssue Tracking Third Party Advisory