Bug 912900 (CVE-2013-0310) - CVE-2013-0310 kernel: net: CIPSO_V4_TAG_LOCAL tag NULL pointer dereference
Summary: CVE-2013-0310 kernel: net: CIPSO_V4_TAG_LOCAL tag NULL pointer dereference
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2013-0310
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
URL:
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 842872
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2013-02-20 00:08 UTC by Petr Matousek
Modified: 2019-06-08 19:26 UTC (History)
24 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2015-07-29 13:09:12 UTC


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External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2013:0496 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 kernel update 2013-02-20 21:40:54 UTC

Description Petr Matousek 2013-02-20 00:08:47 UTC
The skb argument to cipso_v4_validate() is NULL when called via the setsockopt() syscall. An local user able to set CIPSO IP options on the socket could use this flaw to crash the system.

Upstream fix:
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=89d7ae34cdda4195809a5a987f697a517a2a3177

Comment 1 Petr Matousek 2013-02-20 00:49:06 UTC
Statement:

This issue did affect the version of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

This issue did not affect the version of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.

Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2013-02-21 07:03:37 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2013:0496 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0496.html


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