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1004233: CVE-2013-4299 kernel: dm: dm-snapshot data leak

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Interpretation conflict in drivers/md/dm-snap-persistent.c in the Linux kernel through 3.11.6 allows remote authenticated users to obtain sensitive information or modify data via a crafted mapping to a snapshot block device.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4299 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:A/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel) RHSA-2013:1449 2013-10-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel) RHSA-2013:1860 2013-12-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Update Support 6.3 (kernel) RHSA-2013:1783 2013-12-05
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 3.0 (kernel) RHSA-2013:1520 2013-11-14
Red Hat MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (kernel-rt) RHSA-2013:1490 2013-10-31
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Update Support 6.3 (kernel) RHSA-2013:1450 2013-10-22
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extended Update Support 6.2 (kernel) RHSA-2013:1519 2013-11-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (kernel) RHSA-2013:1436 2013-10-16

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel Not affected


Red Hat would like to thank Fujitsu for reporting this issue.

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