CVE-2012-1097 Detail

Current Description

The regset (aka register set) feature in the Linux kernel before 3.2.10 does not properly handle the absence of .get and .set methods, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a (1) PTRACE_GETREGSET or (2) PTRACE_SETREGSET ptrace call.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=c8e252586f8d5de906385d8cf6385fee289a825e Mailing List  Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-04/msg00021.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-05/msg00013.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0481.html Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0531.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.2.10 Mailing List  Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/03/05/1 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=799209 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/c8e252586f8d5de906385d8cf6385fee289a825e Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-1097
NVD Published Date:
05/17/2012
NVD Last Modified:
07/27/2020
Source:
MITRE