CVE-2013-3230

medium
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Description

The l2tp_ip6_recvmsg function in net/l2tp/l2tp_ip6.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9-rc7 does not initialize a certain structure member, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted recvmsg or recvfrom system call.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=b860d3cc62877fad02863e2a08efff69a19382d2

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-April/103750.html

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-May/104480.html

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

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/04/14/3

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1837-1

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/b860d3cc62877fad02863e2a08efff69a19382d2

https://lkml.org/lkml/2013/4/14/107

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-04-22

Updated: 2014-01-04

Type: CWE-200

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.9

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (6 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
74878openSUSE Security Update : kernel (openSUSE-SU-2013:1971-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
66904Ubuntu 12.10 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1881-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
66903Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-quantal vulnerabilities (USN-1880-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
66590Ubuntu 13.04 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1837-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
66310Fedora 17 : kernel-3.8.11-100.fc17 (2013-6999)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
66248Fedora 18 : kernel-3.8.8-203.fc18 (2013-6537)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium