CVE-2011-3359

Published: 15 December 2011

The dma_rx function in drivers/net/wireless/b43/dma.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 does not properly allocate receive buffers, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a crafted frame.

From the Ubuntu security team

A flaw was found in the b43 driver in the Linux kernel. An attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service if the system has an active wireless interface using the b43 driver.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.6.39~rc3)
Patches:
Vendor: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1465.html
Introduced by 1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2
Fixed by c85ce65ecac078ab1a1835c87c4a6319cf74660a
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.6.39~rc3)
linux-ec2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.6.39~rc3)
linux-fsl-imx51
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.6.39~rc3)
linux-lts-backport-maverick
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.6.39~rc3)
linux-lts-backport-natty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.6.39~rc3)
linux-lts-backport-oneiric
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.6.39~rc3)
linux-mvl-dove
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.6.39~rc3)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.6.39~rc3)