CVE-2013-2206

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2013-03-13
CWE:
CWE-476
Bugzilla:
976562: CVE-2013-2206 kernel: sctp: duplicate cookie handling NULL pointer dereference

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The sctp_sf_do_5_2_4_dupcook function in net/sctp/sm_statefuns.c in the SCTP implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.8.5 does not properly handle associations during the processing of a duplicate COOKIE ECHO chunk, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted SCTP traffic.

Find out more about CVE-2013-2206 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue does affect Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.

This issue does not affect Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 as they already contain the fix.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.4
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
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-2013:1173 2013-08-27
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 3.0 (kernel) RHSA-2013:1195 2013-09-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel) RHSA-2013:1166 2013-08-20

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 realtime-kernel Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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