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CVE-2012-1146 Detail

Description

The mem_cgroup_usage_unregister_event function in mm/memcontrol.c in the Linux kernel before 3.2.10 does not properly handle multiple events that are attached to the same eventfd, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by registering memory threshold events.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/17/2012

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-1146
Original release date:
05/17/2012
Last revised:
12/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
10.0 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=371528caec553785c37f73fa3926ea0de84f986f External Source CONFIRM http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=371528caec553785c37f73fa3926ea0de84f986f
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-March/075781.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2012-3712
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-04/msg00021.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SU-2012:0554
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.2.10 External Source CONFIRM http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.2.10
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/03/07/3 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20120307 Re: CVE request -- kernel: mm: memcg: unregistring of events attached to the same eventfd can lead to oops
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=800813 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=800813
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/73711 External Source XF kernel-memcg-dos(73711)
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/371528caec553785c37f73fa3926ea0de84f986f External Source CONFIRM https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/371528caec553785c37f73fa3926ea0de84f986f

Technical Details

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