Upstream information

CVE-2013-6763 at MITRE

Description

The uio_mmap_physical function in drivers/uio/uio.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12 does not validate the size of a memory block, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly gain privileges via crafted mmap operations, a different vulnerability than CVE-2013-4511.

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
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 850263 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:


Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP AIO 11 SP1 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3 kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP ES 11 SP1 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP2 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3 kernel-source Affected