Upstream information

CVE-2011-4609 at MITRE

Description

The svc_run function in the RPC implementation in glibc before 2.15 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a large number of RPC connections.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 741553 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

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Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SLED-10-SP3 glibc Unsupported
SLED-10-SP4 glibc Released
SLES-10-SP3 glibc Unsupported
SLES-10-SP4 glibc Released
SLES_LTSS-10-SP4 glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Business All-in-One glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP1 glibc Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2 glibc Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3 glibc Released