CVE-2013-4127

MEDIUM

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the vhost_net_set_backend function in drivers/vhost/net.c in the Linux kernel through 3.10.3 allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS and system crash) via vectors involving powering on a virtual machine.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=dd7633ecd553a5e304d349aa6f8eb8a0417098c5

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/07/15/7

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=980643

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=984722

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/dd7633ecd553a5e304d349aa6f8eb8a0417098c5

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-07-29

Updated: 2013-07-29

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.7

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM