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CVE-2013-4254 Detail

Current Description

The validate_event function in arch/arm/kernel/perf_event.c in the Linux kernel before 3.10.8 on the ARM platform allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) by adding a hardware event to an event group led by a software event.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
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=c95eb3184ea1a3a2551df57190c81da695e2144b Patch
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.10.8
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/08/16/6
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1968-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1969-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1970-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1971-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1972-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1973-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1974-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1975-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=998878
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/c95eb3184ea1a3a2551df57190c81da695e2144b Patch

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10.0:*:*:*:*:*:arm64:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10.1:*:*:*:*:*:arm64:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10.2:*:*:*:*:*:arm64:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10.3:*:*:*:*:*:arm64:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10.4:*:*:*:*:*:arm64:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10.5:*:*:*:*:*:arm64:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:3.10.6:*:*:*:*:*:arm64:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:arm64:*
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Up to (including)
3.10.7


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-4254
NVD Published Date:
08/24/2013
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2013