CVE-2011-3359

NameCVE-2011-3359
DescriptionThe dma_rx function in drivers/net/wireless/b43/dma.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 does not properly allocate receive buffers, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a crafted frame.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.39-1medium
linux-2.6sourcelenny(not affected)
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-34medium

Notes

[lenny] - linux-2.6 <not-affected> (b43 allocate recieve buffer is 2404 bytes, which is already larger than the upstream fix of increasing it to 2382 bytes)

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