CVE-2011-2534

Published: 22 June 2011

Buffer overflow in the clusterip_proc_write function in net/ipv4/netfilter/ipt_CLUSTERIP.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 might allow local users to cause a denial of service or have unspecified other impact via a crafted write operation, related to string data that lacks a terminating '\0' character.

From the Ubuntu security team

Vasiliy Kulikov discovered that the netfilter code did not check certain strings copied from userspace. A local attacker with netfilter access could exploit this to read kernel memory or crash the system, leading to a denial of service.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.6.39~rc1)
Patches:
Upstream: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=961ed183a9fd080cf306c659b8736007e44065a5
linux-ec2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.6.39~rc1)
linux-fsl-imx51
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.6.39~rc1)
linux-lts-backport-maverick
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.6.39~rc1)
linux-lts-backport-natty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.6.39~rc1)
linux-mvl-dove
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.6.39~rc1)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.6.39~rc1)