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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-3412

The sfc (aka Solarflare Solarstorm) driver in the Linux kernel before 3.2.30 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (DMA descriptor consumption and network-controller outage) via crafted TCP packets that trigger a small MSS value.
Publish Date : 2012-10-03 Last Update Date : 2013-08-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 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 Service
CWE ID 189

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C 2012-07-11 2012-07-30
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012-1366 -- kernel security and bug fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27528 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012-1323 -- kernel security and bug fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27204 unix
ELSA-2012-1323-1 -- kernel security and bug fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27688 unix
ELSA-2012-2038 -- Unbreakable Enterprise kernel security and bug fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27596 unix
ELSA-2012-2039 -- Unbreakable Enterprise kernel Security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27778 unix
ELSA-2012-2040 -- Unbreakable Enterprise kernel Security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27067 unix
ELSA-2012-2041 -- Unbreakable Enterprise kernel Security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27071 unix
ELSA-2012:1323: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22967 unix
ELSA-2012:1366: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23657 unix
RHSA-2012:1323: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21297 unix
RHSA-2012:1323: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20121323 unix
RHSA-2012:1366: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20121366 unix
RHSA-2012:1366: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21258 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0287-1 -- Security update for Linux kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24665 unix
USN-1568-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18141 unix
USN-1575-1 -- linux-lts-backport-oneiric vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17217 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-2012-3412

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.29 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 29

- References For CVE-2012-3412
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1330
REDHAT RHSA-2012:1375
REDHAT RHSA-2012:1323
REDHAT RHSA-2012:1324
REDHAT RHSA-2012:1347
REDHAT RHSA-2012:1401
MLIST [oss-security] 20120803 Remote DoS in Linux sfc driver through TCP MSS option (CVE-2012-3412)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-3412

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

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