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CVE-2011-4325

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2012-01-10
IAVA:
2012-A-0148, 2012-A-0153
CWE:
CWE-476
Bugzilla:
755455: CVE-2011-4325 kernel: nfs: diotest4 from LTP crash client null pointer deref

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The NFS implementation in Linux kernel before 2.6.31-rc6 calls certain functions without properly initializing certain data, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and O_DIRECT oops), as demonstrated using diotest4 from LTP.

Find out more about CVE-2011-4325 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue did not affect the version of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red
Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 6 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG. This has been addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0007.html.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 4.9
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
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 5 (kernel) RHSA-2012:0007 2012-01-10

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 realtime-kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 kernel Not affected

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