CVE-2013-4163

NameCVE-2013-4163
DescriptionThe ip6_append_data_mtu function in net/ipv6/ip6_output.c in the IPv6 implementation in the Linux kernel through 3.10.3 does not properly maintain information about whether the IPV6_MTU setsockopt option had been specified, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (BUG and system crash) via a crafted application that uses the UDP_CORK option in a setsockopt system call.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2745-1
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)3.2.82-1fixed
jessie3.16.36-1+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)3.16.36-1+deb8u2fixed
stretch4.8.7-1fixed
sid4.8.11-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.10.5-1medium
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.46-1+deb7u1mediumDSA-2745-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Introduced in 3.5)

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