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CVE-2013-2548 Detail

Current Description

The crypto_report_one function in crypto/crypto_user.c in the report API in the crypto user configuration API in the Linux kernel through 3.8.2 uses an incorrect length value during a copy operation, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability.


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Evaluator Impact

Per https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-2548 "These issues do affect the version of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2. Future kernel updates for Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 may address this issue."

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=9a5467bf7b6e9e02ec9c3da4e23747c05faeaac6
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-12/msg00129.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:176
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/03/05/13
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1793-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1794-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1795-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1796-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1797-1
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/9a5467bf7b6e9e02ec9c3da4e23747c05faeaac6

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-310 Cryptographic Issues cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-2548
NVD Published Date:
03/15/2013
NVD Last Modified:
07/15/2021
Source:
MITRE