Executive Summary

Informations
NameCVE-2011-1478First vendor Publication2011-10-23
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2018-10-09

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Cvss Base Score5.7Attack RangeAdjacent network
Cvss Impact Score6.9Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score5.5AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

The napi_reuse_skb function in net/core/dev.c in the Generic Receive Offload (GRO) implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.38 does not reset the values of certain structure members, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via a malformed VLAN frame.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-1478

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21905
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21905
Title: RHSA-2011:0421: kernel security and bug fix update (Important)
Description: The napi_reuse_skb function in net/core/dev.c in the Generic Receive Offload (GRO) implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.38 does not reset the values of certain structure members, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via a malformed VLAN frame.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): RHSA-2011:0421-01
CVE-2010-3296
CVE-2010-4346
CVE-2010-4526
CVE-2010-4648
CVE-2010-4655
CVE-2010-4656
CVE-2011-0521
CVE-2011-0695
CVE-2011-0710
CVE-2011-0716
CVE-2011-1478
Version: 146
Platform(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Product(s): kernel
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21105
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21105
Title: RHSA-2011:0429: kernel security and bug fix update (Important)
Description: The napi_reuse_skb function in net/core/dev.c in the Generic Receive Offload (GRO) implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.38 does not reset the values of certain structure members, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via a malformed VLAN frame.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): RHSA-2011:0429-01
CESA-2011:0429
CVE-2010-4346
CVE-2011-0521
CVE-2011-0710
CVE-2011-1010
CVE-2011-1090
CVE-2011-1478
Version: 81
Platform(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
CentOS Linux 5
Product(s): kernel
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19627
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19627
Title: VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console packages glibc and dhcp
Description: The napi_reuse_skb function in net/core/dev.c in the Generic Receive Offload (GRO) implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.38 does not reset the values of certain structure members, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via a malformed VLAN frame.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2011-1478
Version: 4
Platform(s): VMWare ESX Server 4.1
VMWare ESX Server 4.0
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23108
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23108
Title: ELSA-2011:0421: kernel security and bug fix update (Important)
Description: The napi_reuse_skb function in net/core/dev.c in the Generic Receive Offload (GRO) implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.38 does not reset the values of certain structure members, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via a malformed VLAN frame.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): ELSA-2011:0421-01
CVE-2010-3296
CVE-2010-4346
CVE-2010-4526
CVE-2010-4648
CVE-2010-4655
CVE-2010-4656
CVE-2011-0521
CVE-2011-0695
CVE-2011-0710
CVE-2011-0716
CVE-2011-1478
Version: 49
Platform(s): Oracle Linux 6
Product(s): kernel
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23096
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23096
Title: ELSA-2011:0429: kernel security and bug fix update (Important)
Description: The napi_reuse_skb function in net/core/dev.c in the Generic Receive Offload (GRO) implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.38 does not reset the values of certain structure members, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via a malformed VLAN frame.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): ELSA-2011:0429-01
CVE-2010-4346
CVE-2011-0521
CVE-2011-0710
CVE-2011-1010
CVE-2011-1090
CVE-2011-1478
Version: 29
Platform(s): Oracle Linux 5
Product(s): kernel
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28175
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28175
Title: DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-0429 -- kernel security and bug fix update (important)
Description: [2.6.18-238.9.1.0.1.el5] - [scsi] fix scsi hotplug and rescan race [orabug 10260172] - fix filp_close() race (Joe Jin) [orabug 10335998] - fix missing aio_complete() in end_io (Joel Becker) [orabug 10365195] - make xenkbd.abs_pointer=1 by default [orabug 67188919] - [xen] check to see if hypervisor supports memory reservation change (Chuck Anderson) [orabug 7556514] - [net] Enable entropy for bnx2,bnx2x,e1000e,igb,ixgb,ixgbe,ixgbevf (John Sobecki) [orabug 10315433] - [NET] Add xen pv netconsole support (Tina Yang) [orabug 6993043] [bz 7258] - [mm] shrink_zone patch (John Sobecki,Chris Mason) [orabug 6086839] - fix aacraid not to reset during kexec (Joe Jin) [orabug 8516042] - [rds] Patch rds to 1.4.2-20 (Andy Grover) [orabug 9471572, 9344105] RDS: Fix BUG_ONs to not fire when in a tasklet ipoib: Fix lockup of the tx queue RDS: Do not call set_page_dirty() with irqs off (Sherman Pun) RDS: Properly unmap when getting a remote access error (Tina Yang) RDS: Fix locking in rds_send_drop_to() - [qla] fix qla not to query hccr (Guru Anbalagane) [Orabug 8746702] - [nfs] too many getattr and access calls after direct I/O [orabug 9348191] - [xen] PVHVM guest with PoD crashes under memory pressure (Chuck Anderson) [orabug 9107465] - [xen] PV guest with FC HBA hangs during shutdown (Chuck Anderson) [orabug 9764220] - Support 256GB+ memory for pv guest (Mukesh Rathor) [orabug 9450615] - fix overcommit memory to use percpu_counter for el5 (KOSAKI Motohiro, Guru Anbalagane) [orabug 6124033] - [ipmi] make configurable timeouts for kcs of ipmi [orabug 9752208] - [ib] fix memory corruption (Andy Grover) [orabug 9972346] - [aio] patch removes limit on number of retries (Srinivas Eeda) [orabug 10044782] - [loop] Do not call loop_unplug for not configured loop device (orabug 10314497)
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): ELSA-2011-0429
CVE-2010-4346
CVE-2011-0521
CVE-2011-0710
CVE-2011-1010
CVE-2011-1090
CVE-2011-1478
Version: 4
Platform(s): Oracle Linux 5
Product(s): kernel
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28005
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28005
Title: ELSA-2011-2014 -- Oracle Linux 6 Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security fix update (important)
Description: [2.6.32-100.28.11.el6] - fs/partitions: Validate map_count in Mac partition tables {CVE-2011-1010} - nfs4: Ensure that ACL pages sent over NFS were not allocated from the slab (v3) {CVE-2011-1090} [2.6.32-100.28.10.el6] - Use cciss for some Smart Array controller for OL5 [orabug 11899706] - CVEs from RHSA-2011-0421 - install_special_mapping skips security_file_mmap check {CVE-2010-4346} - orinoco: fix TKIP countermeasure behaviour {CVE-2010-4648} - net: clear heap allocation for ethtool_get_regs() {CVE-2010-4655} - usb: iowarrior: don't trust report_size for buffer size {CVE-2010-4656} - [media] [v3,media] av7110: check for negative array offset {CVE-2011-0521} - RDMA/cma: Fix crash in request handlers {CVE-2011-0695} - IB/cm: Bump reference count on cm_id before invoking callback {CVE-2011-0695} - gro: reset skb_iif on reuse {CVE-2011-1478}
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): ELSA-2011-2014
CVE-2010-4346
CVE-2010-4648
CVE-2010-4655
CVE-2010-4656
CVE-2011-0521
CVE-2011-0695
CVE-2011-1010
CVE-2011-1090
CVE-2011-1478
Version: 5
Platform(s): Oracle Linux 5
Product(s): kernel-uek
ofa
kernel-uek-debug
kernel-uek-debug-devel
kernel-uek-devel
kernel-uek-doc
kernel-uek-firmware
kernel-uek-headers
Definition Synopsis:
Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27421
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27421
Title: DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-0421 -- kernel security and bug fix update (important)
Description: [2.6.32-71.24.1.el6] - [fs] Revert '[fs] inotify: stop kernel memory leak on file creation failure' (Eric Paris) [656831 656832] {CVE-2010-4250}
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): ELSA-2011-0421
CVE-2010-3296
CVE-2010-4346
CVE-2010-4526
CVE-2010-4648
CVE-2010-4655
CVE-2010-4656
CVE-2011-0521
CVE-2011-0695
CVE-2011-0710
CVE-2011-0716
CVE-2011-1478
Version: 4
Platform(s): Oracle Linux 6
Product(s): kernel
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Os1364

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2012-08-02Name : SuSE Update for kernel openSUSE-SU-2012:0206-1 (kernel)
File : nvt/gb_suse_2012_0206_1.nasl
2012-07-30Name : CentOS Update for kernel CESA-2011:0429 centos5 x86_64
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2011_0429_kernel_centos5_x86_64.nasl
2012-06-06Name : RedHat Update for kernel RHSA-2011:0421-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2011_0421-01_kernel.nasl
2012-03-16Name : VMSA-2011-0012.3 VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party libraries and ESX...
File : nvt/gb_VMSA-2011-0012.nasl
2011-11-11Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-lts-backport-natty USN-1256-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1256_1.nasl
2011-09-16Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-ti-omap4 USN-1202-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1202_1.nasl
2011-09-16Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-fsl-imx51 USN-1204-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1204_1.nasl
2011-08-12Name : Ubuntu Update for linux-lts-backport-maverick USN-1187-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1187_1.nasl
2011-08-09Name : CentOS Update for kernel CESA-2011:0429 centos5 i386
File : nvt/gb_CESA-2011_0429_kernel_centos5_i386.nasl
2011-05-17Name : Fedora Update for kernel FEDORA-2011-6541
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2011_6541_kernel_fc14.nasl
2011-05-06Name : SuSE Update for kernel SUSE-SA:2011:020
File : nvt/gb_suse_2011_020.nasl
2011-04-19Name : RedHat Update for kernel RHSA-2011:0429-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2011_0429-01_kernel.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

idDescription
71604Linux Kernel Generic Receive Offload (GRO) Functionality Malformed VLAN Frame...

Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)

DateDescription
2011-10-27IAVM : 2011-A-0147 - Multiple Vulnerabilities in VMware ESX and ESXi
Severity : Category I - VMSKEY : V0030545

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2016-03-04Name : The remote VMware ESX / ESXi host is missing a security-related patch.
File : vmware_VMSA-2011-0012_remote.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-11-17Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
File : redhat-RHSA-2011-0439.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-07-22Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2011-1253.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-06-13Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_3_kernel-110414.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-06-13Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_3_kernel-120104.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2014-06-13Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_4_kernel-110426.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-11-13Name : The remote VMware ESXi 5.0 host is affected by multiple security vulnerabilit...
File : vmware_esxi_5_0_build_515841_remote.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2011-0421.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2011-0429.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2011-2014.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20110407_kernel_on_SL6_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20110412_kernel_on_SL5_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-12-14Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_11_kernel-111202.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-11-10Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1256-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-10-14Name : The remote VMware ESXi / ESX host is missing one or more security-related pat...
File : vmware_VMSA-2011-0012.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-09-14Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1204-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-09-14Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1202-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-08-09Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1187-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-07-14Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
File : ubuntu_USN-1159-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-07-06Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
File : ubuntu_USN-1162-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-06-29Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1160-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-06-13Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-1141-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-06-10Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-2240.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-05-10Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2011-6541.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-04-28Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_11_kernel-110414.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-04-28Name : The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_11_kernel-110415.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-04-15Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2011-0429.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-04-13Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2011-0429.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-04-08Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2011-0421.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
BUGTRAQ http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/520102/100/0/threaded
CONFIRM http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=6...
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=6...
http://mirror.anl.gov/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.38
http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2011-0012.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=691270
MLIST http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/28/1
SREASON http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8480

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