Public Date:
919164: CVE-2013-1827 Kernel: dccp: check ccid before NULL poiter dereference

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

net/dccp/ccid.h in the Linux kernel before 3.5.4 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability for a certain (1) sender or (2) receiver getsockopt call.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1827 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


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

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 4.9
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (kernel) RHSA-2013:0744 2013-04-23

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Affected