CVE-2013-4514

NameCVE-2013-4514
DescriptionMultiple buffer overflows in drivers/staging/wlags49_h2/wl_priv.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12 allow local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability and providing a long station-name string, related to the (1) wvlan_uil_put_info and (2) wvlan_set_station_nickname functions.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablepackage linux is vulnerable; however, the security impact is unimportant.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.65-1vulnerable
wheezy (security)3.2.65-1+deb7u2vulnerable
jessie, sid3.16.7-ckt9-2fixed
linux-2.6 (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze2.6.32-48squeeze6fixed
squeeze (lts)2.6.32-48squeeze11fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.12-1unimportant
linux-2.6source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Affected code not present yet)
https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=b5e2f339865fb443107e5b10603e53bbc92dc054
Not enabled in Debian kernels; staging drivers are not supported

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