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Category:   OS (Linux)  >   Linux Kernel Vendors:   kernel.org
Linux Kernel Input Validation Flaw in inet_diag_bc_audit() Lets Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1025680
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1025680
CVE Reference:   CVE-2011-2213   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jul 15 2011
Original Entry Date:  Jun 21 2011
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Linux Kernel. A local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A local user can supply specially crafted INET_DIAG bytecode to the inet_diag_bc_audit() function to cause denial of service conditions.

Impact:   A local user may be able to cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix.
Vendor URL:  www.kernel.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error, State error

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jul 15 2011 (Red Hat Issues Fix) Linux Kernel Input Validation Flaw in inet_diag_bc_audit() Lets Local Users Deny Service
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.



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