How does CVE-2013-2232 affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux?

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Issue

MITRE reports CVE-2013-2232 as:

The ip6_sk_dst_check function in net/ipv6/ip6_output.c in the Linux kernel before 3.10 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) by using an AF_INET6 socket for a connection to an IPv4 interface.

Additional details can be found in the Red Hat CVE database.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • MRG v.2 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

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