CVE-2013-6378

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2013-11-22
Bugzilla:
1033578: CVE-2013-6378 Kernel: drivers: libertas: potential oops in debugfs

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The lbs_debugfs_write function in drivers/net/wireless/libertas/debugfs.c in the Linux kernel through 3.12.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS) by leveraging root privileges for a zero-length write operation.

Find out more about CVE-2013-6378 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

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

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.4
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication Single
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 6 (kernel) RHSA-2014:0771 2014-06-19
MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (kernel-rt) RHSA-2014:0100 2014-01-28

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 realtime-kernel Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Not affected

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