CVE-2014-3535

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2014-09-09
CWE:
CWE-228->CWE-476
Bugzilla:
1114540: CVE-2014-3535 Kernel: netdevice.h: NULL pointer dereference over VxLAN
A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's networking implementation handled logging while processing certain invalid packets coming in via a VxLAN interface. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash the system by sending a specially crafted packet to such an interface.

Find out more about CVE-2014-3535 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue does not affect the versions of the kernel package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 7 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.

This issue affects the version of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. Future kernel updates for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
may address this issue.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.4
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
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 6 (kernel) RHSA-2014:1167 2014-09-09
RHEV Hypervisor for RHEL-6 (rhev-hypervisor6) RHSA-2014:1168 2014-09-09

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 realtime-kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Not affected

Mitigation

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