The dma_rx function in drivers/net/wireless/b43/dma.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 does not properly allocate receive buffers, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a crafted frame.
Published 2012-05-24 23:55:02
Updated 2023-02-13 04:32:38
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: OverflowDenial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2011-3359

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2011-3359
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 49152
IPs affected by CVE-2011-3359 1,556
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2011-3359

0.63%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 79 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2011-3359

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.8
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
10.0
6.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
3.9
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2011-3359

  • The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it reads from or writes to a memory location outside the buffer's intended boundary. This may result in read or write operations on unexpected memory locations that could be linked to other variables, data structures, or internal program data.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2011-3359

Products affected by CVE-2011-3359

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