CVE-2013-6432

NameCVE-2013-6432
DescriptionThe ping_recvmsg function in net/ipv4/ping.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 does not properly interact with read system calls on ping sockets, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) by leveraging unspecified privileges to execute 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)wheezy3.2.78-1fixed
wheezy (security)3.2.96-3fixed
jessie3.16.51-2fixed
jessie (security)3.16.51-3+deb8u1fixed
stretch (security), stretch4.9.82-1+deb9u3fixed
buster4.15.11-1fixed
sid4.15.17-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.12.6-1medium
linuxsourcewheezy(not affected)
linux-2.6source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced in 3.11)
- linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced in 3.11)
Introduced by https://git.kernel.org/linus/6d0bfe22611602f36617bc7aa2ffa1bbb2f54c67
fixed by https://git.kernel.org/linus/cf970c002d270c36202bd5b9c2804d3097a52da0

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