The ping_recvmsg function in net/ipv4/ping.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 does not properly interact with read system calls on ping sockets, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) by leveraging unspecified privileges to execute a crafted application.
Published 2013-12-09 18:55:11
Updated 2023-02-13 04:49:58
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionDenial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2013-6432

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2013-6432
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 49152
IPs affected by CVE-2013-6432 158,690
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2013-6432

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2013-6432

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.6
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C
3.1
6.9
NIST

References for CVE-2013-6432

Products affected by CVE-2013-6432

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