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CVE-2013-1848 Detail

Current Description

fs/ext3/super.c in the Linux kernel before 3.8.4 uses incorrect arguments to functions in certain circumstances related to printk input, which allows local users to conduct format-string attacks and possibly gain privileges via a crafted application.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.2 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): High
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://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=8d0c2d10dd72c5292eda7a06231056a4c972e4cc Exploit Patch
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-06/msg00005.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0928.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1026.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1051.html
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.8.4
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:176
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/03/20/8
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1809-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1811-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1812-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1813-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1814-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=920783
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/8d0c2d10dd72c5292eda7a06231056a4c972e4cc Exploit Patch

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.8.3


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-1848
NVD Published Date:
03/22/2013
NVD Last Modified:
02/06/2014