CVE Database


Impact: Important
Public: 2007-04-25
CWE: CWE-190->CWE-119
Bugzilla: 502981: CVE-2009-1385 kernel: e1000_clean_rx_irq() denial of service


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer underflow in the e1000_clean_rx_irq function in drivers/net/e1000/e1000_main.c in the e1000 driver in the Linux kernel before 2.6.30-rc8, the e1000e driver in the Linux kernel, and Intel Wired Ethernet (aka e1000) before 7.5.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via a crafted frame size.

Find out more about CVE-2009-1385 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 7.1
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Complete

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
MRG Grid for RHEL 5 Server (kernel-rt) RHSA-2009:1157 July 14, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.2 server) (kernel) RHSA-2010:0079 February 02, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.3 server) (kernel) RHSA-2009:1193 August 04, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (kernel) RHSA-2009:1550 November 03, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (kernel) RHSA-2009:1132 June 30, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kernel) RHSA-2009:1193 August 04, 2009

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