Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-1171

net/ipv4/netfilter/ip_tables.c in the IPv4 implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 does not place the expected '\0' character at the end of string data in the values of certain structure members, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability to issue a crafted request, and then reading the argument to the resulting modprobe process.
Vulnerability category: Information leak
Published 2011-06-22 22:55:02
Updated 2023-02-13 04:29:38
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Threat overview for CVE-2011-1171

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2011-1171
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 52869
IPs affected by CVE-2011-1171 273,712
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2011-1171

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.04%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 6 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2011-1171

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Source
2.1
LOW AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
3.9
2.9
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