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Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2011 12:43:32 +0200
From: Petr Matousek <>
Subject: CVE request -- kernel: b43: allocate receive buffers big enough for
 max frame len + offset

"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 those systems."

Upstream patch:


Petr Matousek / Red Hat Security Response Team

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