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632069: CVE-2010-3084 kernel: niu: buffer overflow for ETHTOOL_GRXCLSRLALL

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in the niu_get_ethtool_tcam_all function in drivers/net/niu.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36-rc4 allows local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via the ETHTOOL_GRXCLSRLALL ethtool command.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3084 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4, as they do not include support for the Neptune Ethernet driver. It did not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG, as they do not contain the upstream commit 2d96cf8c that introduced this flaw.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 7.2
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (kernel) RHSA-2010:0842 2010-11-10

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