Public Date:
1079214: CVE-2013-7339 kernel: net: rds: dereference of a NULL device in rds_ib_laddr_check()
A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the rds_ib_laddr_check() function in the Linux kernel's implementation of Reliable Datagram Sockets (RDS). A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to crash the system.

Find out more about CVE-2013-7339 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 4.7
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
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-2014:0439 2014-04-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kernel) RHSA-2014:0740 2014-06-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.4) (kernel) RHSA-2014:1101 2014-08-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (kernel) RHSA-2014:0981 2014-07-29

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel Not affected