Vulnerability CVE-2009-3613


Published: 2009-10-19   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
The swiotlb functionality in the r8169 driver in drivers/net/r8169.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.27.22 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (IOMMU space exhaustion and system crash) by using jumbo frames for a large amount of network traffic, as demonstrated by a flood ping.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
linux kernel 2.6.27.21 and prior multiple vulnerabilities
Josh Bressers
22.10.2009

Type:

CWE-399

(Resource Management Errors)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.8/10
6.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Complete
Affected software
Linux -> Kernel 
Linux -> Linux kernel 

 References:
http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9468
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=97d477a914b146e7e6722ded21afa79886ae8ccd
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=a866bbf6aacf95f849810079442a20be118ce905
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-12/msg00005.html
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000082.html
http://marc.info/?l=oss-security&m=125561712529352&w=2
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.27.22
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1671.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36706
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-864-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0528
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=529137
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10209
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A7377
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1540.html
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1548.html

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