CVE-2013-4483

NameCVE-2013-4483
DescriptionThe ipc_rcu_putref function in ipc/util.c in the Linux kernel before 3.10 does not properly manage a reference count, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption or system crash) via a crafted application.
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)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)jessie3.16.56-1+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)3.16.59-1fixed
stretch4.9.130-2fixed
stretch (security)4.9.110-3+deb9u6fixed
buster4.19.12-1fixed
sid4.19.16-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.11.8-1low
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.57-1medium
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)low

Notes

[squeeze] - linux-2.6 <no-dsa> (Minor issue, too intrusive to backport)
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=6062a8

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