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CVE-2013-4312 Detail

Current Description

The Linux kernel before 4.4.1 allows local users to bypass file-descriptor limits and cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by sending each descriptor over a UNIX socket before closing it, related to net/unix/af_unix.c and net/unix/garbage.c.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.2 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=712f4aad406bb1ed67f3f98d04c044191f0ff593 Vendor Advisory
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/176464.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/176484.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0855.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2574.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2584.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3448
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3503
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.4.1 Vendor Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinapr2016-2952096.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/82986
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2929-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2929-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2931-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2932-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2967-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2967-2
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1297813 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/712f4aad406bb1ed67f3f98d04c044191f0ff593 Vendor Advisory
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2013-4312 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:oracle:linux:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:oracle:linux:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:oracle:linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.4


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-4312
NVD Published Date:
02/07/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018