CVE-2013-7268

NameCVE-2013-7268
DescriptionThe ipx_recvmsg function in net/ipx/af_ipx.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates a certain length value without ensuring that an associated data structure has been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call.
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
stretch4.9.110-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.110-3+deb9u6fixed
buster, sid4.18.10-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.12.6-1medium
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.54-1medium
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)medium

Notes

[squeeze] - linux-2.6 <no-dsa> (Too intrusive to backport)
upstream fix: https://git.kernel.org/linus/f3d3342602f8bcbf37d7c46641cb9bca7618eb1c
included in https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.12.4

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