CVE-2013-6282 Detail

Current Description

The (1) get_user and (2) put_user API functions in the Linux kernel before 3.5.5 on the v6k and v7 ARM platforms do not validate certain addresses, which allows attackers to read or modify the contents of arbitrary kernel memory locations via a crafted application, as exploited in the wild against Android devices in October and November 2013.


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Evaluator Description

AV:L per https://www.codeaurora.org/projects/security-advisories/missing-access-checks-putusergetuser-kernel-api-cve-2013-6282

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=8404663f81d212918ff85f493649a7991209fa04 Exploit  Patch 
http://www.codeaurora.org/projects/security-advisories/missing-access-checks-putusergetuser-kernel-api-cve-2013-6282 Patch 
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.5.5
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/11/14/11
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/63734
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2067-1
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/8404663f81d212918ff85f493649a7991209fa04 Exploit  Patch 
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40975/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-6282
NVD Published Date:
11/20/2013
NVD Last Modified:
09/02/2017
Source:
MITRE