Public Date:
1033530: CVE-2013-6383 Kernel: AACRAID Driver compat IOCTL missing capability check

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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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 Server EUS (v. 6.4) (kernel) RHSA-2014:0634 2014-06-04
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.9 server) (kernel) RHSA-2014:0476 2014-05-07
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kernel) RHSA-2014:0285 2014-03-12
MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (kernel-rt) RHSA-2014:0100 2014-01-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (kernel) RHSA-2014:0475 2014-05-07

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.9 server) kernel Affected