Public Date:
CWE-190 -> CWE-119
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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.3 server) (kernel) RHSA-2009:1193 2009-08-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (kernel) RHSA-2009:1132 2009-06-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (kernel) RHSA-2009:1550 2009-11-03
MRG Grid for RHEL 5 Server (kernel-rt) RHSA-2009:1157 2009-07-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.2 server) (kernel) RHSA-2010:0079 2010-02-02
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kernel) RHSA-2009:1193 2009-08-04