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CVE-2012-0028 Detail

Description

The robust futex implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28 does not properly handle processes that make exec system calls, which allows local users to cause a denial of service or possibly gain privileges by writing to a memory location in a child process.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/21/2012

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.28
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=8141c7f3e7aee618312fa1c15109e1219de784a7 Patch
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/05/08/1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=771764
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/8141c7f3e7aee618312fa1c15109e1219de784a7 Exploit Patch

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.26:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.29:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.30:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.31:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.32:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.33:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.34:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.35:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.36:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.37:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.38:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.39:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.40:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.41:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.42:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.43:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.44:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.45:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.46:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.47:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.48:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.49:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.50:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.51:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.52:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.53:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.54:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.55:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.56:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.57:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.58:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.59:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.60:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.27.61:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 2.6.27.62

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-0028
NVD Published Date:
06/21/2012
NVD Last Modified:
06/22/2012