CVE-2013-1929

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Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the tg3_read_vpd function in drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/tg3.c in the Linux kernel before 3.8.6 allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted firmware that specifies a long string in the Vital Product Data (VPD) data structure.

References

http://cansecwest.com/slides/2013/PrivateCore%20CSW%202013.pdf

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=715230a44310a8cf66fbfb5a46f9a62a9b2de424

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-April/101836.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-09/msg00003.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-09/msg00004.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-12/msg00129.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1645.html

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.8.6

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:176

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/04/06/3

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1834-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1835-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1836-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1838-1

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=949932

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/715230a44310a8cf66fbfb5a46f9a62a9b2de424

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-06-07

Updated: 2014-01-04

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.4

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (24 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
79170CentOS 6 : kernel (CESA-2013:1645)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
medium
76660RHEL 6 : MRG (RHSA-2013:0829)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
74878openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2013:1971-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
71490Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20131121)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
medium
71108Oracle Linux 6 : Oracle / Linux / 6 / kernel (ELSA-2013-1645)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
medium
71013RHEL 6 : kernel (RHSA-2013:1645)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
70040SuSE 11.3 Security Update : Linux kernel (SAT Patch Numbers 8269 / 8270 / 8283)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
70039SuSE 11.2 Security Update : Linux kernel (SAT Patch Numbers 8263 / 8265 / 8273)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
69942Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (ELSA-2013-2546)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
69758Amazon Linux AMI : kernel (ALAS-2013-200)NessusAmazon Linux Local Security Checks
medium
68856Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel Security (ELSA-2013-2534)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
68855Oracle Linux 5 / 6 : Unbreakable Enterprise kernel Security (ELSA-2013-2525)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
high
68844Oracle Linux 5 : kernel (ELSA-2013-1034)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
medium
68843Oracle Linux 5 : kernel (ELSA-2013-1034-1)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
medium
67241Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL5.x i386/x86_64 (20130710)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
medium
67235CentOS 5 : kernel (CESA-2013:1034)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
medium
67219RHEL 5 : kernel (RHSA-2013:1034)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
66975Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : kernel (MDVSA-2013:176)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
high
66589Ubuntu 12.10 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1835-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
66588Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-quantal vulnerabilities (USN-1834-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
66587Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1833-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
66486Debian DSA-2669-1 : linux - privilege escalation/denial of service/information leakNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
66431Debian DSA-2668-1 : linux-2.6 - privilege escalation/denial of service/information leakNessusDebian Local Security Checks
medium
65934Fedora 18 : kernel-3.8.6-203.fc18 (2013-5368)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium