CVE-2011-1581

NameCVE-2011-1581
DescriptionThe bond_select_queue function in drivers/net/bonding/bond_main.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39, when a network device with a large number of receive queues is installed but the default tx_queues setting is used, does not properly restrict queue indexes, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (BUG and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by sending network traffic.
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The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linux-2.6sourcelenny(not affected)
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze(not affected)
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.39-1low

Notes

[squeeze] - linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Introduced in 2.6.36)
[lenny] - linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Introduced in 2.6.36)

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