CVE-2011-1576

NameCVE-2011-1576
DescriptionThe Generic Receive Offload (GRO) implementation in the Linux kernel 2.6.18 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 2.6.32 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, as used in Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) Hypervisor and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via crafted VLAN packets that are processed by the napi_reuse_skb function, leading to (1) a memory leak or (2) memory corruption, a different vulnerability than CVE-2011-1478.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2303-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linux-2.6source(unstable)3.0.0-5medium
linux-2.6sourcelenny(not affected)
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-35squeeze1mediumDSA-2303-1

Notes

[lenny] - linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Code not present)
"...code path in question is no longer reachable..." not sure when this was fixed

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