CVE Database

CVE-2013-4299

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-10-16
Bugzilla: 1004233: CVE-2013-4299 kernel: dm: dm-snapshot data leak

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Interpretation conflict in drivers/md/dm-snap-persistent.c in the Linux kernel through 3.11.6 allows remote authenticated users to obtain sensitive information or modify data via a crafted mapping to a snapshot block device.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4299 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:A/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:N/A:N
Access Vector: Adjacent Network
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Single Instance
Confidentiality Impact: Complete
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (kernel-rt) RHSA-2013:1490 October 31, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 3.0 (kernel) RHSA-2013:1520 November 14, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.2) (kernel) RHSA-2013:1519 November 13, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.3) (kernel) RHSA-2013:1450 October 22, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.3) (kernel) RHSA-2013:1783 December 05, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kernel) RHSA-2013:1449 October 22, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kernel) RHSA-2013:1860 December 19, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (kernel) RHSA-2013:1436 October 16, 2013

External References

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Fujitsu for reporting this issue.

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