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CVE-2010-2248

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2010-03-31
IAVA:
2011-A-0066
CWE:
CWE-617
Bugzilla:
608583: CVE-2010-2248 kernel: cifs: Fix a kernel BUG with remote OS/2 server

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

fs/cifs/cifssmb.c in the CIFS implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.34-rc4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) via an SMB response packet with an invalid CountHigh value, as demonstrated by a response from an OS/2 server, related to the CIFSSMBWrite and CIFSSMBWrite2 functions.

Find out more about CVE-2010-2248 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue did not affect the version of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 as it did not have support for CIFS. Future updates in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, and Red Hat Enterprise MRG may address this flaw.

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

Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kernel) RHSA-2010:0606 2010-08-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel) RHSA-2010:0610 2010-08-10
MRG Grid for RHEL 5 Server (kernel-rt) RHSA-2010:0631 2010-08-17

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