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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-0714

Original release date: 05/04/2011
Last revised: 03/19/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Use-after-free vulnerability in a certain Red Hat patch for the RPC server sockets functionality in the Linux kernel 2.6.32 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via malformed data in a packet, related to lockd and the svc_xprt_received function.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.7 (MEDIUM) (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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External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110309 Re: CVE-2011-0714 kernel: deficiency in handling of invalid data packets in lockd
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:0329
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=678144
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110308 CVE-2011-0714 kernel: deficiency in handling of invalid data packets in lockd

Technical Details

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)