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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-4263

The igb_receive_skb function in drivers/net/igb/igb_main.c in the Intel Gigabit Ethernet (aka igb) subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.34, when Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) and promiscuous mode are enabled but no VLANs are registered, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and panic) and possibly have unspecified other impact via a VLAN tagged frame.
Publish Date : 2011-01-18 Last Update Date : 2020-08-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 476

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important
AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C 2010-12-06 2010-03-19
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-0007 -- kernel security and bug fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28019 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-0017 -- Oracle Linux 5.6 kernel security and bug fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28199 unix
ELSA-2011:0007: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23550 unix
ELSA-2011:0017: Oracle Linux 5.x.6 kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22989 unix
RHSA-2011:0007: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21719 unix
RHSA-2011:0007: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110007 unix
RHSA-2011:0017: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21526 unix
RHSA-2011:0017: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110017 unix
VMware ESX third party updates for Service Console packages glibc and dhcp oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19965 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-2010-4263

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Vmware ESX 3.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Vmware ESX 3.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Vmware ESX 3.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Vmware ESX 3.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Vmware ESX 3.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Vmware ESX 3.5 Update1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Vmware ESX 3.5 Update2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Vmware ESX 3.5 Update3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Vmware ESX 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Vmware ESX 4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Vmware Esxi 3.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Vmware Esxi 3.5 1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Vmware Esxi 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Vmware Esxi 4.1 2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Vmware Esxi 4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Vmware Esxi 4.1 1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Vmware Esxi 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Vmware Esxi 5.0 1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Vmware Esxi 5.0 2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 1
Vmware ESX 10
Vmware Esxi 13

- References For CVE-2010-4263 CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0007
BID 45208 Linux Kernel IGB Panic VLAN Packet Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2014-01-27
MLIST [oss-security] 20101206 CVE request: kernel: igb panics when receiving tag vlan packet
MLIST [oss-security] 20101206 Re: CVE request: kernel: igb panics when receiving tag vlan packet;a=commit;h=31b24b955c3ebbb6f3008a6374e61cf7c05a193c CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM
BUGTRAQ 20111013 VMSA-2011-0012 VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party libraries and ESX Service Console

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-4263

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