- How does CVE-2013-2224 affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux?
MITRE reports CVE-2013-2224 as:
A certain Red Hat patch for the Linux kernel 2.6.32 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (invalid free operation and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a sendmsg system call with the IP_RETOPTS option, as demonstrated by hemlock.c. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2012-3552.
Additional details can be found in the Red Hat CVE database.
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
- Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
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