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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-3231

The llc_ui_recvmsg function in net/llc/af_llc.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9-rc7 does not initialize a certain length variable, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted recvmsg or recvfrom system call.
Publish Date : 2013-04-22 Last Update Date : 2014-01-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.7
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2668-1 linux-2.6 - several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19799 unix
DSA-2669-1 linux - several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18491 unix
ELSA-2013:1034: kernel security and bug fix update (Low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22737 unix
RHSA-2013:1034: kernel security and bug fix update (Low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21197 unix
RHSA-2013:1034: kernel security and bug fix update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20131034 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-2013-3231

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.9 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.9 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.9 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.9 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.9 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.9 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 6

- References For CVE-2013-3231

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/c77a4b9cffb6215a15196ec499490d116dfad181 CONFIRM
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-April/103750.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2013-6537
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=c77a4b9cffb6215a15196ec499490d116dfad181 CONFIRM
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-May/104480.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2013-6999
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/04/14/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20130414 Linux kernel: more net info leak fixes for v3.9
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-12/msg00129.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1971
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1645.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:1645
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:176
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2013:176
https://lkml.org/lkml/2013/4/14/107
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20130414 Linux 3.9-rc7
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-07/msg00018.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1187
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1837-1
UBUNTU USN-1837-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-3231

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


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