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CVE-2013-2889

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-08-29
Bugzilla: 999890: CVE-2013-2889 Kernel: HID: zeroplus: heap overflow flaw

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

drivers/hid/hid-zpff.c in the Human Interface Device (HID) subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.11, when CONFIG_HID_ZEROPLUS is enabled, allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based out-of-bounds write) via a crafted device.

Find out more about CVE-2013-2889 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 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.

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

Note: A user would need physical access to the system in order to exploit this issue.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.2
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Complete
Integrity Impact: Complete
Availability Impact: Complete

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
RHEV Hypervisor for RHEL-6 (rhev-hypervisor6) RHSA-2013:1527 November 21, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (kernel) RHSA-2013:1645 November 20, 2013

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