CVE-2011-1598

NameCVE-2011-1598
DescriptionThe bcm_release function in net/can/bcm.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39-rc6 does not properly validate a socket data structure, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted release operation.
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ReferencesDSA-2240-1, DSA-2264-1
NVD severitymedium

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linux-2.6sourcelenny2.6.26-26lenny3DSA-2264-1
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-34squeeze1DSA-2240-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.38-5

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