Upstream information

CVE-2009-3280 at MITRE

Description

Integer signedness error in the find_ie function in net/wireless/scan.c in the cfg80211 subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.31.1-rc1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (soft lockup) via malformed packets.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 541662 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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