Bug 738202 (CVE-2011-3359) - CVE-2011-3359 kernel: b43: allocate receive buffers big enough for max frame len + offset
Summary: CVE-2011-3359 kernel: b43: allocate receive buffers big enough for max frame ...
Alias: CVE-2011-3359
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Depends On: 738204 738205 738206 748688 761368
Blocks: 738203
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2011-09-14 10:31 UTC by Petr Matousek
Modified: 2021-02-24 14:44 UTC (History)
17 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2012-05-10 13:24:08 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2011:1465 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kernel security and bug fix update 2011-11-22 21:45:37 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2012:0010 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kernel-rt security and bug fix update 2012-01-11 01:14:23 UTC

Description Petr Matousek 2011-09-14 10:31:24 UTC
A flaw has been found in a way b43 driver processed incoming frames. An attacker able to send frames to the systems with Broadcom 43xx series wireless devices could use this flaw to crash the systems.

Upstream patch:


Comment 3 Petr Matousek 2011-09-14 10:38:31 UTC

This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red
Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5 as they did not provide support for Broadcom 43xx wireless devices. This has been addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1465.html, and https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0010.html.

Comment 4 Eugene Teo (Security Response) 2011-10-25 04:05:40 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 748688]

Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2011-11-22 16:50:57 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2011:1465 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1465.html

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2012-01-10 20:16:30 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  MRG for RHEL-6 v.2

Via RHSA-2012:0010 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0010.html

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