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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-1768

The tunnels implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.34, when tunnel functionality is configured as a module, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (OOPS) by sending a packet during module loading.
Publish Date : 2012-06-13 Last Update Date : 2012-06-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.4
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 362

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
5.4
AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C 2011-05-05 2010-02-16
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2011-1768 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20111768 unix
DSA-2264-1 linux-2.6 -- privilege escalation/denial of service/information leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12997 unix
DSA-2303-1 linux-2.6 -- privilege escalation/denial of service/information leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14248 unix
DSA-2303-2 linux-2.6 -- privilege escalation/denial of service/information leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14888 unix
DSA-2310-1 linux-2.6 -- privilege escalation/denial of service/information leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14257 unix
ELSA-2011-0928 -- kernel security and bug fix update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27734 unix
ELSA-2011-2021 -- Oracle Linux 6 Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security fix update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27903 unix
ELSA-2011-2024 -- Oracle Linux 6 Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security and bug fix update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28038 unix
ELSA-2011:0928: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23536 unix
RHSA-2011:0928: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21968 unix
RHSA-2011:0928: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110928 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2011-1768

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 21

- References For CVE-2011-1768

http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.34 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/05/6
MLIST [oss-security] 20110505 Re: CVE requests - kernel network vulns
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/d5aa407f59f5b83d2c50ec88f5bf56d40f1f8978 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=702303 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=d5aa407f59f5b83d2c50ec88f5bf56d40f1f8978 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-1768

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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