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Alpine Linux: CVE-2013-4514: kernel multiple vulnerabilities

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2013-4514: kernel multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
11/12/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

Multiple buffer overflows in drivers/staging/wlags49_h2/wl_priv.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12 allow local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability and providing a long station-name string, related to the (1) wvlan_uil_put_info and (2) wvlan_set_station_nickname functions.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-linux-grsec

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