ACK: [CVE-2011-3359] b43 remote DOS

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at
Thu Dec 22 16:48:35 UTC 2011

On 12/22/2011 08:06 AM, Andy Whitcroft wrote:
> CVE-2011-3359
> 	A flaw was found in the b43 driver in the Linux kernel. If
> 	a system had an active wireless interface that uses the b43
> 	driver, an attacker able to send a specially-crafted frame to
> 	that interface could cause a denial of service.
> Fixes for everything but hardy, lucid/fsl-imx51 and maverick/ti-omap4
> have arrived via mainline and stable.  lucid/fsl-imx51 is not longer
> supported generally and as the buildds do not contain this hardware is
> moved ignored.  Following this email are two patch sets, one for hardy and
> one for maverick/ti-omap4.  The hardy patchset contains one pre-requisite
> patch and the main patch is a minor backport.  The maverick/ti-omap4
> patch is a simple cherry pick from mainline.
> Proposing for hardy and maverick/ti-omap4.
> -apw

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at

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