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Improper Initialization

CVE-2013-1634

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

A denial of service vulnerability exists in some motherboard implementations of Intel e1000e/82574L network controller devices through 2013-02-06 where the device can be brought into a non-processing state when parsing 32 hex, 33 hex, or 34 hex byte values at the 0x47f offset. NOTE: A followup statement from Intel suggests that the root cause of this issue was an incorrectly configured EEPROM image.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH

CWE-665 - Improper Initialization

The software does not initialize or incorrectly initializes a resource, which might leave the resource in an unexpected state when it is accessed or used.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published