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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-2372

Original release date: 01/22/2013
Last revised: 04/18/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The rds_ib_xmit function in net/rds/ib_send.c in the Reliable Datagram Sockets (RDS) protocol implementation in the Linux kernel 3.7.4 and earlier allows local users to cause a denial of service (BUG_ON and kernel panic) by establishing an RDS connection with the source IP address equal to the IPoIB interface's own IP address, as demonstrated by rds-ping.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.4 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 2.7
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2012:1679
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:0743
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1529-1
External Source: BID
Name: 54062
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://oss.oracle.com/git/?p=redpatch.git;a=commit;h=c7b6a0a1d8d636852be130fa15fa8be10d4704e8
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=822754
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1556-1
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1555-1
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:1540

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