Vulnerability CVE-2013-6382


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

Description:
Multiple buffer underflows in the XFS implementation in the Linux kernel through 3.12.1 allow local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging the CAP_SYS_ADMIN capability for a (1) XFS_IOC_ATTRLIST_BY_HANDLE or (2) XFS_IOC_ATTRLIST_BY_HANDLE_32 ioctl call with a crafted length value, related to the xfs_attrlist_by_handle function in fs/xfs/xfs_ioctl.c and the xfs_compat_attrlist_by_handle function in fs/xfs/xfs_ioctl32.c.

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

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4/10
6.9/10
1.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
High
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Complete
Affected software
Linux -> Linux kernel 

 References:
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/11/22/5
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/63889
http://www.spinics.net/lists/xfs/msg23343.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2109-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2110-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2113-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2117-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2128-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2129-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2135-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2138-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2139-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2141-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2158-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1033603

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