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CVE-2010-3880

Published: 10 December 2010

net/ipv4/inet_diag.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37-rc2 does not properly audit INET_DIAG bytecode, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel infinite loop) via crafted INET_DIAG_REQ_BYTECODE instructions in a netlink message that contains multiple attribute elements, as demonstrated by INET_DIAG_BC_JMP instructions.

From the Ubuntu security team

Nelson Elhage discovered that the Linux kernel IPv4 implementation did not properly audit certain bytecodes in netlink messages. A local attacker could exploit this to cause the kernel to hang, leading to a denial of service.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

hardy
Released (2.6.24-28.86)
karmic
Released (2.6.31-22.73)
lucid
Released (2.6.32-29.58)
maverick
Released (2.6.35-27.47)
natty
Released (2.6.37-5.13)
upstream
Released (2.6.37~rc2)
linux-ec2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

hardy Does not exist

karmic
Released (2.6.31-307.27)
lucid
Released (2.6.32-313.26)
maverick Ignored
(binary supplied by "linux" now)
natty Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.37~rc2)
linux-fsl-imx51
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

hardy Does not exist

karmic
Released (2.6.31-112.30)
lucid
Released (2.6.31-609.26)
maverick Does not exist

natty Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.37~rc2)
linux-lts-backport-maverick
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

hardy Does not exist

karmic Does not exist

lucid
Released (2.6.35-28.50~lucid1)
maverick Does not exist

natty Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.37~rc2)
linux-lts-backport-natty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid Not vulnerable
(2.6.38-1.27~lucid1)
maverick Does not exist

natty Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.37~rc2)
linux-mvl-dove
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

hardy Does not exist

karmic Ignored
(abandonded branch)
lucid
Released (2.6.32-215.31)
maverick
Released (2.6.32-415.32)
natty Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.37~rc2)
linux-source-2.6.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper
Released (2.6.15-55.93)
hardy Does not exist

karmic Does not exist

lucid Does not exist

maverick Does not exist

natty Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.37~rc2)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

hardy Does not exist

karmic Does not exist

lucid Does not exist

maverick
Released (2.6.35-903.23)
natty Not vulnerable
(2.6.38-1201.2)
upstream
Released (2.6.37~rc2)