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CVE-2013-3229 Detail

Current Description

The iucv_sock_recvmsg function in net/iucv/af_iucv.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9-rc7 does not initialize a certain length variable, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted recvmsg or recvfrom system call.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=a5598bd9c087dc0efc250a5221e5d0e6f584ee88 Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-07/msg00016.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-07/msg00018.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-12/msg00129.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:176
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/a5598bd9c087dc0efc250a5221e5d0e6f584ee88
https://lkml.org/lkml/2013/4/14/107 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.9:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.9:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.9:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.9:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.9:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.9


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-3229
NVD Published Date:
04/22/2013
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2017