Upstream information

CVE-2011-0716 at MITRE

Description

The br_multicast_add_group function in net/bridge/br_multicast.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.38, when a certain Ethernet bridge configuration is used, allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) by sending IGMP packets to a local interface.

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 4.7
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This issue was introduced after Linux kernel 2.6.33 and fixed in Linux kernel 2.6.38. Only openSUSE 11.4 would have been affected, but it had a fix already. No SUSE Linux Enterprise product carried the affected code.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 768321 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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