CVE Details

Release Date:2011-11-15


A certain Red Hat patch to the vlan_hwaccel_do_receive function in net/8021q/vlan_core.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.32 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via priority-tagged VLAN frames.

See more information about CVE-2011-3593 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 5.7 Base Metrics: AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector: Adjacent network Attack Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None required Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None Availability Impact: Complete

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 5 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2011-20332011-11-25
Oracle Linux version 5 (ofa-2.6.32-200.23.1.el5uek)ELSA-2011-20332011-11-25
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel)ELSA-2011-14652011-11-22
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2011-20332011-11-25
Oracle Linux version 6 (ofa-2.6.32-200.23.1.el6uek)ELSA-2011-20332011-11-25

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