CVE-2011-2517

Priority
Medium
Description
Multiple buffer overflows in net/wireless/nl80211.c in the Linux kernel
before 2.6.39.2 allow local users to gain privileges by leveraging the
CAP_NET_ADMIN capability during scan operations with a long SSID value.
Ubuntu-Description
It was discovered that the wireless stack incorrectly verified SSID
lengths. A local attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service
or gain root privileges.
References
Bugs
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):not-affected (3.13.0-24.46~precise1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):not-affected (3.2.0-1600.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):released (2.6.32-340.40)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):not-affected
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (3.1.10-8.28)
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):not-affected (3.1.10-8.28)
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (3.4.0-1.9)
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):not-affected (3.4.0-3.14)
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):not-affected (3.11.0-13.20~precise2)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):released (2.6.38-13.52~lucid1)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):DNE
Package
Upstream:DNE
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):not-affected (3.5.0-18.29~precise1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):DNE
Patches:
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (3.4.0-1.3)
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):not-affected (3.4.0-3.10)
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):pending (2.6.32-220.38)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):released (2.6.35-31.62~lucid1)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):DNE
Package
Source: linux (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):released (2.6.32-36.79)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):not-affected (3.1.0-1.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (3.11.0-12.19)
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):not-affected (3.13.0-24.46)
Patches:
Introduced by 2a5193119269062608582418deba7af82844159aFixed by 208c72f4fe44fe09577e7975ba0e7fa0278f3d03
Introduced by 2a5193119269062608582418deba7af82844159aFixed by 57a27e1d6a3bb9ad4efeebd3a8c71156d6207536
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (3.0.0-3.18)
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):not-affected (3.0.0-1401.2)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (3.4.0-3.21)
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):not-affected (3.4.0-5.28)
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):released (2.6.31-611.29)
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):not-affected (3.8.0-19.30~precise1)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx):DNE
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):not-affected (3.4.0-4.19)
Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn):not-affected (3.4.0-6.25)
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