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cve[email protected]CVE-2013-4312
HistoryFeb 08, 2016 - 3:59 a.m.

CVE-2013-4312

2016-02-0803:59:00
CWE-119
web.nvd.nist.gov
122
linux
kernel
file-descriptor limits
denial of service
memory consumption
cve-2013-4312
nvd

CVSS2

4.9

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

CVSS3

6.2

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

AI Score

5.7

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.001

Percentile

50.9%

The Linux kernel before 4.4.1 allows local users to bypass file-descriptor limits and cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by sending each descriptor over a UNIX socket before closing it, related to net/unix/af_unix.c and net/unix/garbage.c.

Affected configurations

NVD
Node
oraclelinuxMatch5.0
OR
oraclelinuxMatch6
OR
oraclelinuxMatch7
Node
linuxlinux_kernelRange4.4

References

CVSS2

4.9

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

CVSS3

6.2

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

AI Score

5.7

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.001

Percentile

50.9%