CVE-2013-1827

MEDIUM

Description

net/dccp/ccid.h in the Linux kernel before 3.5.4 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability for a certain (1) sender or (2) receiver getsockopt call.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=276bdb82dedb290511467a5a4fdbe9f0b52dce6f

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0744.html

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.5.4

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/03/07/2

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=919164

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/276bdb82dedb290511467a5a4fdbe9f0b52dce6f

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-03-22

Updated: 2013-06-05

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.2

Vector: AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 1.9

Severity: MEDIUM