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CVE-2013-3301 Detail

Description

The ftrace implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.8.8 allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging the CAP_SYS_ADMIN capability for write access to the (1) set_ftrace_pid or (2) set_graph_function file, and then making an lseek system call.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  04/29/2013

Evaluator Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/476.html 'CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference'

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-3301
Original release date:
04/29/2013
Last revised:
02/06/2014
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

Evaluator Impact

Per https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-3301 "This issue affects the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2. Future kernel updates for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 may address this issue."

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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=6a76f8c0ab19f215af2a3442870eeb5f0e81998d Exploit External Source CONFIRM http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=6a76f8c0ab19f215af2a3442870eeb5f0e81998d
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-09/msg00003.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SU-2013:1473
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-12/msg00129.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1971
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1051.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2013:1051
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.8.8 External Source CONFIRM http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.8.8
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/04/15/1 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20130415 CVE request - Linux kernel: tracing NULL pointer dereference
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1834-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-1834-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1835-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-1835-1
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=952197 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=952197
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/6a76f8c0ab19f215af2a3442870eeb5f0e81998d Exploit External Source CONFIRM https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/6a76f8c0ab19f215af2a3442870eeb5f0e81998d

Technical Details

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