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CVE-2013-2094 Detail

Description

The perf_swevent_init function in kernel/events/core.c in the Linux kernel before 3.8.9 uses an incorrect integer data type, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted perf_event_open system call.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/14/2013

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-2094
Original release date:
05/14/2013
Last revised:
01/06/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally 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=8176cced706b5e5d15887584150764894e94e02f Patch External Source CONFIRM http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=8176cced706b5e5d15887584150764894e94e02f
http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2013-May/019729.html External Source MLIST [CentOS-announce] 20130515 CentOS-6 CVE-2013-2094 Kernel Issue
http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2013-May/019733.html External Source MLIST [CentOS-announce] 20130517 CESA-2013:0830 Important CentOS 6 kernel Update
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-05/msg00008.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SU-2013:0819
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-05/msg00018.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0847
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-06/msg00005.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0925
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-06/msg00009.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0951
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-06/msg00017.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1042
http://lkml.indiana.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1304.1/03652.html External Source MLIST [linux-kernel] 20130412 sw_perf_event_destroy() oops while fuzzing
http://lkml.indiana.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1304.1/03976.html External Source MLIST [linux-kernel] 20130412 Re: sw_perf_event_destroy() oops while fuzzing
http://lkml.indiana.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1304.1/04302.html External Source MLIST [linux-kernel] 20130413 Re: sw_perf_event_destroy() oops while fuzzing
http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=5703758 External Source MISC http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=5703758
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/121616/semtex.c Exploit External Source MISC http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/121616/semtex.c
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0830.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2013:0830
http://twitter.com/djrbliss/statuses/334301992648331267 Patch External Source MISC http://twitter.com/djrbliss/statuses/334301992648331267
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/33589 External Source EXPLOIT-DB 33589
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.8.9 External Source CONFIRM http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.8.9
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:176 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2013:176
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/05/14/6 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20130514 Re: CVE Request: linux kernel perf out-of-bounds access
http://www.osvdb.org/93361 External Source OSVDB 93361
http://www.reddit.com/r/netsec/comments/1eb9iw External Source MISC http://www.reddit.com/r/netsec/comments/1eb9iw
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1825-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-1825-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1826-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-1826-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1827-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-1827-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1828-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-1828-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1836-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-1836-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1838-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-1838-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=962792 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=962792
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/8176cced706b5e5d15887584150764894e94e02f External Source CONFIRM https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/8176cced706b5e5d15887584150764894e94e02f

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