CVE-2013-3301

NameCVE-2013-3301
DescriptionThe ftrace implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.8.8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging the CAP_SYS_ADMIN capability for write access to the (1) set_ftrace_pid or (2) set_graph_function file, and then making an lseek system call.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2669-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.65-1fixed
wheezy (security)3.2.65-1+deb7u2fixed
jessie, sid3.16.7-ckt4-3fixed
linux-2.6 (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze2.6.32-48squeeze6fixed
squeeze (lts)2.6.32-48squeeze11fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.8.11-1low
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.41-2+deb7u2highDSA-2669-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://git.kernel.org/linus/6a76f8c0ab19f215af2a3442870eeb5f0e81998d
Not enabled in default kernels

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