CVE-2013-7339

MEDIUM

Description

The rds_ib_laddr_check function in net/rds/ib.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a bind system call for an RDS socket on a system that lacks RDS transports.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=c2349758acf1874e4c2b93fe41d072336f1a31d0

http://secunia.com/advisories/59386

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.12.8

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/03/20/14

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/66351

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1079214

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/c2349758acf1874e4c2b93fe41d072336f1a31d0

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2014-03-24

Updated: 2014-07-17

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