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CVE-2013-1860

Impact: Low
Public: 2013-03-12
Bugzilla: 921970: CVE-2013-1860 kernel: usb: cdc-wdm buffer overflow triggered by device

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Heap-based buffer overflow in the wdm_in_callback function in drivers/usb/class/cdc-wdm.c in the Linux kernel before 3.8.4 allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted cdc-wdm USB device.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1860 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

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

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

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.9
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Complete
Integrity Impact: Complete
Availability Impact: Complete

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (kernel-rt) RHSA-2013:0829 May 20, 2013
RHEV Hypervisor for RHEL-6 (rhev-hypervisor6) RHSA-2014:0339 March 31, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (kernel) RHSA-2014:0328 March 25, 2014

External References

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