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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-3593

Original release date: 06/08/2013
Last revised: 06/10/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

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.

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

Technical Details

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)