CVE-2012-2137 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in virt/kvm/irq_comm.c in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.2.24 allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to Message Signaled Interrupts (MSI), irq routing entries, and an incorrect check by the setup_routing_entry function before invoking the kvm_set_irq function.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=f2ebd422f71cda9c791f76f85d2ca102ae34a1ed Patch 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-06/msg00005.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=139447903326211&w=2
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0743.html
http://ubuntu.5.n6.nabble.com/PATCH-Oneiric-CVE-2012-2137-KVM-Fix-buffer-overflow-in-kvm-set-irq-td4990566.html
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1529-1
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1607-1
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.2.24
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/54063
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1594-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1606-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1609-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=816151

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-2137
NVD Published Date:
01/22/2013
NVD Last Modified:
08/22/2016
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.