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CVE-2013-7421 Detail

Current Description

The Crypto API in the Linux kernel before 3.18.5 allows local users to load arbitrary kernel modules via a bind system call for an AF_ALG socket with a module name in the salg_name field, a different vulnerability than CVE-2014-9644.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=5d26a105b5a73e5635eae0629b42fa0a90e07b7b Patch Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0068.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3170 Third Party Advisory
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.18.5 Release Notes Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:057 Third Party Advisory
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:058 Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/01/24/4 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72322 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2513-1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2514-1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2543-1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2544-1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2545-1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2546-1 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1185469 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/5d26a105b5a73e5635eae0629b42fa0a90e07b7b Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lkml.org/lkml/2013/3/4/70 Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://plus.google.com/+MathiasKrause/posts/PqFCo4bfrWu Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-269 Improper Privilege Management NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
3.18.5

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:oracle:linux:5:-:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:oracle:linux:6:-:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:oracle:linux:7:-:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-7421
NVD Published Date:
03/02/2015
NVD Last Modified:
05/19/2020