CVE Database

CVE-2013-6383

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-11-22
Bugzilla: 1033530: CVE-2013-6383 Kernel: AACRAID Driver compat IOCTL missing capability check

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The aac_compat_ioctl function in drivers/scsi/aacraid/linit.c in the Linux kernel before 3.11.8 does not require the CAP_SYS_RAWIO capability, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions via a crafted ioctl call.

Find out more about CVE-2013-6383 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

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
MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (kernel-rt) RHSA-2014:0100 January 28, 2014
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-2014:0634 June 04, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kernel) RHSA-2014:0285 March 12, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (kernel) RHSA-2014:0475 May 07, 2014

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