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F5 Networks: K15983 (CVE-2013-7263): Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2013-7263

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F5 Networks: K15983 (CVE-2013-7263): Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2013-7263

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)
Published
01/06/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/14/2016
Modified
02/16/2017

Description

The Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates certain length values before ensuring that associated data structures have been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call, related to net/ipv4/ping.c, net/ipv4/raw.c, net/ipv4/udp.c, net/ipv6/raw.c, and net/ipv6/udp.c.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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