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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-2224

A certain Red Hat patch for the Linux kernel 2.6.32 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (invalid free operation and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a sendmsg system call with the IP_RETOPTS option, as demonstrated by hemlock.c. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2012-3552.
Publish Date : 2013-07-04 Last Update Date : 2014-02-06
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceGain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2013-1166 -- kernel security and bug fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27469 unix
ELSA-2013-1166-1 -- kernel security and bug fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27425 unix
ELSA-2013-1173 -- kernel security and bug fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27402 unix
ELSA-2013:1166: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23361 unix
ELSA-2013:1173: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23930 unix
RHSA-2013:1166: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21146 unix
RHSA-2013:1166: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20131166 unix
RHSA-2013:1173: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20847 unix
RHSA-2013:1173: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20131173 unix
VMware ESX updates to third party libraries oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23299 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-2013-2224

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Enterprise Linux 1

- References For CVE-2013-2224

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1173.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:1173
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1166.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:1166
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1450.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:1450
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=979936 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/06/30/7
MLIST [oss-security] 20130630 Re: CVE request: Kernel 2.6.32+ IP_RETOPTS Buffer Poisoning DoS

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-2224

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


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