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CVE-2013-2146 Detail

Current Description

arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event_intel.c in the Linux kernel before 3.8.9, when the Performance Events Subsystem is enabled, specifies an incorrect bitmask, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (general protection fault and system crash) by attempting to set a reserved bit.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.7 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
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=f1923820c447e986a9da0fc6bf60c1dccdf0408e Exploit Patch
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1173.html
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.8.9
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:176
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/06/05/23
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=971309
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/f1923820c447e986a9da0fc6bf60c1dccdf0408e 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:3.8.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.8.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.8.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.8.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.8.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.8.8


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-2146
NVD Published Date:
06/07/2013
NVD Last Modified:
02/06/2014