CVE Details

Release Date:2013-09-21


net/ipv6/ip6_output.c in the Linux kernel through 3.11.4 does not properly determine the need for UDP Fragmentation Offload (UFO) processing of small packets after the UFO queueing of a large packet, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via network traffic that triggers a large response packet.

See more information about CVE-2013-4387 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 6.1 Base Metrics: AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector: Adjacent network Attack Complexity: Low
Authentication: None required Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None Availability Impact: Complete

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 5 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2013-25842013-11-28
Oracle Linux version 6 (dtrace-modules-3.8.13-16.2.2.el6uek)ELSA-2013-25832013-11-28
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel)ELSA-2013-16452013-11-25
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2013-25832013-11-28
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2013-25842013-11-28

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