Vulnerability CVE-2013-6378


Published: 2013-11-26   Modified: 2013-11-27

Description:
The lbs_debugfs_write function in drivers/net/wireless/libertas/debugfs.c in the Linux kernel through 3.12.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) by leveraging root privileges for a zero-length write operation.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
Linux kernel Multiple CVE fixes
Nico Golde and F...
23.11.2013

Type:

CWE-189

(Numeric Errors)

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.4/10
6.9/10
2.7/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Medium
Single time
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Complete
Affected software
Linux -> Linux kernel 

 References:
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/a497e47d4aec37aaf8f13509f3ef3d1f6a717d88
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1033578
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2116-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2115-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2114-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2112-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2111-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2075-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2070-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2067-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2066-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2065-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2064-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/63886
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/11/22/5
http://secunia.com/advisories/59406
http://secunia.com/advisories/59309
http://secunia.com/advisories/59262
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0100.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-02/msg00045.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-02/msg00002.html
http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2014-3043.html
http://linux.oracle.com/errata/ELSA-2014-0771.html
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=a497e47d4aec37aaf8f13509f3ef3d1f6a717d88

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