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CVE-2011-0714

Impact: Important
Public: 2011-03-08
Bugzilla: 678144: CVE-2011-0714 kernel: deficiency in handling of invalid data packets in lockd

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Use-after-free vulnerability in a certain Red Hat patch for the RPC server sockets functionality in the Linux kernel 2.6.32 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via malformed data in a packet, related to lockd and the svc_xprt_received function.

Find out more about CVE-2011-0714 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue only affects Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 as we did not properly backport upstream commit b48fa6b9. The versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, and Red Hat Enterprise MRG are not affected.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.7
Base Metrics: AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector: Adjacent 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 version 6 (kernel) RHSA-2011:0329 March 08, 2011

External References

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Adam Prince for reporting this issue.

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