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RHSA-2011:0542: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 kernel security, bug fix and enhancement update

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RHSA-2011:0542: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1 kernel security, bug fix and enhancement update

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:C)
Published
05/03/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/02/2011
Modified
07/31/2020

Description

The bond_select_queue function in drivers/net/bonding/bond_main.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39, when a network device with a large number of receive queues is installed but the default tx_queues setting is used, does not properly restrict queue indexes, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (BUG and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by sending network traffic.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-kernel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-bootwrapper
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debug
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debug-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debug-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-i686
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-ppc64
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-s390x
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-debuginfo-common-x86_64
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-doc
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-firmware
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-headers
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-kdump
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-kdump-debuginfo
  • redhat-upgrade-kernel-kdump-devel
  • redhat-upgrade-perf
  • redhat-upgrade-perf-debuginfo

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