Skip to navigation

CVE Database

CVE-2013-0913

Impact: Important
Public: 2013-03-11
Bugzilla: 920471: CVE-2013-0913 Kernel: drm/i915: heap writing overflow

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in drivers/gpu/drm/i915/i915_gem_execbuffer.c in the i915 driver in the Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.8.3, as used in Google Chrome OS before 25.0.1364.173 and other products, allows local users to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted application that triggers many relocation copies, and potentially leads to a race condition.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0913 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue does not affect the versions of the kernel package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

This issue affects the version of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2. Future kernel updates for Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 may address this issue.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.0
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Single Instance
Confidentiality Impact: Complete
Integrity Impact: Complete
Availability Impact: Complete

Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (kernel-rt) RHSA-2013:0829 May 20, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (kernel) RHSA-2013:0744 April 23, 2013

External References

This page is generated automatically and has not been checked for errors or omissions.

For clarification or corrections please contact the Red Hat Security Response Team.