CVE-2011-2517 (retired)

Priority
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.
Notes
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (3.4.0-3.15)
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (3.4.0-4.23)
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Patches:
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (3.4.0-5.34)
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (3.4.0-6.29)
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (4.2.0-1014.21)
Package
Upstream:released (3.0~rc3)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
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Updated: 2019-10-09 07:37:36 UTC (commit 33aea848a182c0afcd0a3f927a01a7ecd9a061ee)