Upstream information

CVE-2013-1828 at MITRE

Description

The sctp_getsockopt_assoc_stats function in net/sctp/socket.c in the Linux kernel before 3.8.4 does not validate a size value before proceeding to a copy_from_user operation, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application that contains an SCTP_GET_ASSOC_STATS getsockopt system call.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This problem only affects Linux kernel 3.8, no SUSE Linux Enterprise or openSUSE product is affected.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 808351 [RESOLVED / UPSTREAM]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3 kernel-source Not affected