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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-2850

Original release date: 06/07/2013
Last revised: 12/05/2013


Heap-based buffer overflow in the iscsi_add_notunderstood_response function in drivers/target/iscsi/iscsi_target_parameters.c in the iSCSI target subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.9.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and OOPS) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a long key that is not properly handled during construction of an error-response packet.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.9 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 5.5
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Local network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=cea4dcfdad926a27a18e188720efe0f2c9403456
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=968036
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1042
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/cea4dcfdad926a27a18e188720efe0f2c9403456
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1846-1
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1847-1
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1005
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1844-1
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2013:0845
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1043
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1845-1
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20130601 CVE-2013-2850: Linux kernel iSCSI target heap overflow

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