CVE Database


Impact: Important
Public: 2013-07-01
CWE: CWE-476
Bugzilla: 977356: CVE-2013-1059 Kernel: libceph: Fix NULL pointer dereference in auth client code


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

net/ceph/auth_none.c in the Linux kernel through 3.10 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via an auth_reply message that triggers an attempted build_request operation.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1059 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.


This issue does not affect the versions of the kernel package as shipped with
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score: 7.1
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Complete

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