CVE-2013-4205

NameCVE-2013-4205
DescriptionMemory leak in the unshare_userns function in kernel/user_namespace.c in the Linux kernel before 3.10.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via an invalid CLONE_NEWUSER unshare call.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)buster4.19.249-2fixed
buster (security)4.19.260-1fixed
bullseye5.10.140-1fixed
bullseye (security)5.10.149-2fixed
bookworm6.0.10-2fixed
sid6.0.12-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcewheezy(not affected)
linuxsource(unstable)3.10.7-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - linux <not-affected> (Introduced in 3.8)
- linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Introduced in 3.8)

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