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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-1476

Integer underflow in the Open Sound System (OSS) subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 on unspecified non-x86 platforms allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) by leveraging write access to /dev/sequencer.
Publish Date : 2012-06-21 Last Update Date : 2015-05-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.0
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 ServiceMemory corruption
CWE ID 189

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2011-1476 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20111476 unix
DSA-2240-1 linux-2.6 -- privilege escalation/denial of service/information leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13013 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-2011-1476

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 RC8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 17

- References For CVE-2011-1476

http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.39 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-04/msg00020.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:0812
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/25/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20110325 Re: CVE request: kernel: two OSS fixes
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/b769f49463711205d57286e64cf535ed4daf59e9 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=b769f49463711205d57286e64cf535ed4daf59e9 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-1476

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


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