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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-0712

Multiple buffer overflows in the caiaq Native Instruments USB audio functionality in the Linux kernel before 2.6.38-rc4-next-20110215 might allow attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a long USB device name, related to (1) the snd_usb_caiaq_audio_init function in sound/usb/caiaq/audio.c and (2) the snd_usb_caiaq_midi_init function in sound/usb/caiaq/midi.c.
Publish Date : 2011-02-18 Last Update Date : 2020-08-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 120

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low
6.2
AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C 2011-02-16 2011-02-14
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2011-0712 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20110712 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-0498 -- kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28065 unix
DSA-2310-1 linux-2.6 -- privilege escalation/denial of service/information leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14257 unix
ELSA-2011-2015 -- Oracle Linux 6 Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28004 unix
ELSA-2011:0498: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23384 unix
RHSA-2011:0498: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21924 unix
RHSA-2011:0498: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110498 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-2011-0712

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 8.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 RC2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 RC3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 1
Linux Linux Kernel 5

- References For CVE-2011-0712

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/02/16/11
MLIST [oss-security] 20110216 Re: kernel: ALSA: caiaq - Fix possible string-buffer overflow
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46419
BID 46419 Linux Kernel Native Instruments USB Device Name String Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2013-06-20
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/02/16/12
MLIST [oss-security] 20110216 Re: kernel: ALSA: caiaq - Fix possible string-buffer overflow
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/next/patch-v2.6.38-rc4-next-20110215.bz2 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=677881 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/tiwai/sound-2.6.git;a=commit;h=eaae55dac6b64c0616046436b294e69fc5311581 CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1146-1
UBUNTU USN-1146-1
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/65461
XF kernel-usbdevice-bo(65461)
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/02/16/5
MLIST [oss-security] 20110216 kernel: ALSA: caiaq - Fix possible string-buffer overflow

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-0712

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


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