Public Date:
680409: CVE-2011-1022 libcgroup: Uncheck origin of NETLINK messages

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The cgre_receive_netlink_msg function in daemon/cgrulesengd.c in cgrulesengd in the Control Group Configuration Library (aka libcgroup or libcg) before 0.37.1 does not verify that netlink messages originated in the kernel, which allows local users to bypass intended resource restrictions via a crafted message.

Find out more about CVE-2011-1022 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 3.3
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (libcgroup) RHSA-2011:0320 2011-03-03