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; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2669-1
NVD severityhigh (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)3.2.96-3fixed
jessie3.16.51-2fixed
jessie (security)3.16.51-3+deb8u1fixed
stretch4.9.65-3fixed
stretch (security)4.9.82-1+deb9u2fixed
buster4.14.13-1fixed
sid4.15.4-1fixed

The information below 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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