CVE-2013-4483 Detail

Current Description

The ipc_rcu_putref function in ipc/util.c in the Linux kernel before 3.10 does not properly manage a reference count, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption or system crash) via a crafted application.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=6062a8dc0517bce23e3c2f7d2fea5e22411269a3 Exploit  Patch 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-02/msg00045.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0285.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0284.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/10/30/4 Patch 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1024854 Patch 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/6062a8dc0517bce23e3c2f7d2fea5e22411269a3 Exploit  Patch 
https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/patch-3.10.bz2 Patch 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-189 Numeric Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-4483
NVD Published Date:
11/04/2013
NVD Last Modified:
03/17/2015
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.