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CVE-2012-6712 Detail

Current Description

In the Linux kernel before 3.4, a buffer overflow occurs in drivers/net/wireless/iwlwifi/iwl-agn-sta.c, which will cause at least memory corruption.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=2da424b0773cea3db47e1e81db71eeebde8269d4 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/2da424b0773cea3db47e1e81db71eeebde8269d4 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://mirrors.edge.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.4 Broken Link

Weakness Enumeration

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
3.4


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-6712
NVD Published Date:
07/27/2019
NVD Last Modified:
08/01/2019