CVE Database

CVE-2013-6381

Impact: Important
Public: 2013-11-22
CWE: CWE-119
Bugzilla: 1033600: CVE-2013-6381 Kernel: qeth: buffer overflow in snmp ioctl

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in the qeth_snmp_command function in drivers/s390/net/qeth_core_main.c in the Linux kernel through 3.12.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via an SNMP ioctl call with a length value that is incompatible with the command-buffer size.

Find out more about CVE-2013-6381 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 MRG 2.
Please note that this issue only affects s390x architecture.

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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.9 server) (kernel) RHSA-2014:0476 May 07, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.4) (kernel) RHSA-2014:0284 March 11, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kernel) RHSA-2014:0285 March 12, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (kernel) RHSA-2014:0159 February 11, 2014

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