CVE-2013-1929

NameCVE-2013-1929
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in the tg3_read_vpd function in drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/tg3.c in the Linux kernel before 3.8.6 allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted firmware that specifies a long string in the Vital Product Data (VPD) data structure.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2668-1, DSA-2669-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.78-1fixed
wheezy (security)3.2.73-2+deb7u3fixed
jessie3.16.7-ckt25-1fixed
jessie (security)3.16.7-ckt20-1+deb8u4fixed
stretch, sid4.5.4-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.8.11-1medium
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.41-2+deb7u2mediumDSA-2669-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)medium
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-48squeeze3mediumDSA-2668-1

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