CVE-2013-7027

NameCVE-2013-7027
DescriptionThe ieee80211_radiotap_iterator_init function in net/wireless/radiotap.c in the Linux kernel before 3.11.7 does not check whether a frame contains any data outside of the header, which might allow attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer over-read) via a crafted header.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian/oldstablepackage linux-2.6 is vulnerable; however, the security impact is unimportant.
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
jessie3.16.7-ckt4-3fixed
sid3.16.7-ckt7-1fixed
linux-2.6 (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze2.6.32-48squeeze6vulnerable
squeeze (lts)2.6.32-48squeeze11vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.11.7-1unimportant
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

Non-issue: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1040010#c1

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