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CVE-2013-2038 Detail

Description

The NMEA0183 driver in gpsd before 3.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon termination) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a GPS packet with a malformed $GPGGA interpreted sentence that lacks certain fields and a terminator. NOTE: a separate issue in the AIS driver was also reported, but it might not be a vulnerability.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/06/2014

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/gpsd.git/commit/?id=dd9c3c2830cb8f8fd8491ce68c82698dc5538f50 Exploit Patch
http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/gpsd-dev/2013-05/msg00000.html
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/05/02/20
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/05/08/1
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1820-1

Technical Details

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-2038
NVD Published Date:
02/06/2014
NVD Last Modified:
02/07/2014