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CVE-2013-4740 Detail

Current Description

goodix_tool.c in the Goodix gt915 touchscreen driver for the Linux kernel 3.x, as used in Qualcomm Innovation Center (QuIC) Android contributions for MSM devices and other products, relies on user-space length values for kernel-memory copies of procfs file content, which allows attackers to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via an application that provides crafted values.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/12/2013      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-4740
Original release date:
11/12/2013
Last revised:
11/14/2013
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.9 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/11/08/1 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20131108 Advisory report - Multiple memory corruption and race condition in Goodix gt915 Android touchscreen driver (CVE-2013-4740 & CVE-2013-6122)
https://www.codeaurora.org/cgit/quic/la/kernel/msm-3.10/commit/?id=f53bcf29a6e7a66b3d935b8d562fa00829261f05 Exploit; Patch External Source CONFIRM https://www.codeaurora.org/cgit/quic/la/kernel/msm-3.10/commit/?id=f53bcf29a6e7a66b3d935b8d562fa00829261f05
https://www.codeaurora.org/projects/security-advisories/multiple-memory-corruption-issues-and-race-condition-goodix-gt915-touchscreen-driver-procfs-handler Patch External Source CONFIRM https://www.codeaurora.org/projects/security-advisories/multiple-memory-corruption-issues-and-race-condition-goodix-gt915-touchscreen-driver-procfs-handler

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