Public Date:
818820: CVE-2012-2313 kernel: unfiltered netdev rio_ioctl access by users

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The rio_ioctl function in drivers/net/ethernet/dlink/dl2k.c in the Linux kernel before 3.3.7 does not restrict access to the SIOCSMIIREG command, which allows local users to write data to an Ethernet adapter via an ioctl call.

Find out more about CVE-2012-2313 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 1.2
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 RHSA-2012:1282 2012-09-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.1) (kernel) RHSA-2012:1589 2012-12-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.2) (kernel) RHSA-2012:1541 2012-12-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (kernel) RHSA-2012:1304 2012-09-25
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kernel) RHSA-2012:1174 2012-08-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.6 server) (kernel) RHSA-2012:1481 2012-11-20

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 kernel Will not fix


Red Hat would like to thank Stephan Mueller for reporting this issue.