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LIN5-13486 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2013-4470

Created: Nov 15, 2013    Updated: Dec 19, 2017
Resolved Date: Dec 17, 2013
Previous ID: LIN3-28895
Found In Version: 5.0
Fix Version: 5.0.1.11
Severity: Severe
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Kernel

Description

The Linux kernel before 3.12, when UDP Fragmentation Offload (UFO) is enabled, does not properly initialize certain data structures, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application that uses the UDP_CORK option in a setsockopt system call and sends both short and long packets, related to the ip_ufo_append_data function in net/ipv4/ip_output.c and the ip6_ufo_append_data function in net/ipv6/ip6_output.c.

http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2013-4470

Workaround

Unknown

Steps to Reproduce

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