CVE-2013-2852 Detail

Current Description

Format string vulnerability in the b43_request_firmware function in drivers/net/wireless/b43/main.c in the Broadcom B43 wireless driver in the Linux kernel through 3.9.4 allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging root access and including format string specifiers in an fwpostfix modprobe parameter, leading to improper construction of an error message.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/linville/wireless.git/commit/?id=9538cbaab6e8b8046039b4b2eb6c9d614dc782bd Exploit  Patch 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-09/msg00003.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-12/msg00129.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1051.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1450.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2766
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/06/06/13
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1899-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1900-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1914-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1915-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1916-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1917-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1918-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1919-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1920-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1930-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=969518

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-134 Use of Externally-Controlled Format String cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-2852
NVD Published Date:
06/07/2013
NVD Last Modified:
11/17/2017
Source:
MITRE