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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-2017

The veth (aka virtual Ethernet) driver in the Linux kernel before 2.6.34 does not properly manage skbs during congestion, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) by leveraging lack of skb consumption in conjunction with a double-free error.
Publish Date : 2013-05-03 Last Update Date : 2013-05-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.8
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2013:0911: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24098 unix
RHSA-2013:0911: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20755 unix
RHSA-2013:0911: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20130911 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2013-2017

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33 RC8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.33.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 29

- References For CVE-2013-2017

http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.34 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=957705 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/04/29/10
MLIST [oss-security] 20130429 Re: CVE request -- Linux kernel: veth: double-free in case of congestion
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/6ec82562ffc6f297d0de36d65776cff8e5704867 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=6ec82562ffc6f297d0de36d65776cff8e5704867 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-2017

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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