Upstream information

CVE-2011-1076 at MITRE

Description

net/dns_resolver/dns_key.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.38 allows remote DNS servers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) by not providing a valid response to a DNS query, as demonstrated by an erroneous grand.centrall.org query, which triggers improper handling of error data within a DNS resolver key.

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

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This bug only affects Linux kernel 2.6.36 and newer and was not backported. So the affected product was only openSUSE 11.4 and it has received a security update for this issue.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 702355 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 11.4
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-debug-base >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-debug-devel >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-desktop >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-desktop-base >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-desktop-devel >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-devel >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-docs >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-ec2 >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-ec2-base >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-ec2-devel >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-ec2-extra >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-pae >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-source-vanilla >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-trace >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-vanilla >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-vanilla-base >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-vanilla-devel >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-vmi >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-vmi-base >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-vmi-devel >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 2.6.37.6-0.5.1
  • preload-kmp-default >= 1.2_k2.6.37.6_0.5-6.7.3
  • preload-kmp-desktop >= 1.2_k2.6.37.6_0.5-6.7.3