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CVE-2013-2146 Detail

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      Last Modified:  06/07/2013

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-2146
Original release date:
06/07/2013
Last revised:
02/06/2014
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.7 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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=f1923820c447e986a9da0fc6bf60c1dccdf0408e Exploit; Patch External Source CONFIRM http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=f1923820c447e986a9da0fc6bf60c1dccdf0408e
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1173.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2013:1173
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/2013/06/05/23 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20130605 Re: CVE Request: More perf security fixes
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=971309 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=971309
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/f1923820c447e986a9da0fc6bf60c1dccdf0408e Exploit; Patch External Source CONFIRM https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/f1923820c447e986a9da0fc6bf60c1dccdf0408e

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