The bnep_sock_ioctl function in net/bluetooth/bnep/sock.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 does not ensure that a certain device field ends with a '\0' character, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory, or cause a denial of service (BUG and system crash), via a BNEPCONNADD command.
Published 2012-06-21 23:55:02
Updated 2023-02-13 04:29:03
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Input validationDenial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2011-1079

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2011-1079
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 49152
IPs affected by CVE-2011-1079 3,760
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2011-1079

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2011-1079

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.4
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C
3.4
7.8
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2011-1079

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2011-1079

Products affected by CVE-2011-1079

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