CVE-2013-2146

medium
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Description

arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event_intel.c in the Linux kernel before 3.8.9, when the Performance Events Subsystem is enabled, specifies an incorrect bitmask, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (general protection fault and system crash) by attempting to set a reserved bit.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=f1923820c447e986a9da0fc6bf60c1dccdf0408e

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1173.html

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.8.9

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:176

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/06/05/23

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=971309

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/f1923820c447e986a9da0fc6bf60c1dccdf0408e

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-06-07

Updated: 2014-02-07

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.7

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (12 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
83609SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2014:0189-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
76665RHEL 6 : MRG (RHSA-2013:1264)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
72325SuSE 11.3 Security Update : Linux kernel (SAT Patch Numbers 8823 / 8827)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
72324SuSE 11.3 Security Update : Linux kernel (SAT Patch Number 8826)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
69503Scientific Linux Security Update : kernel on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20130827)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
medium
69496CentOS 6 : kernel (CESA-2013:1173)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
medium
69493RHEL 6 : kernel (RHSA-2013:1173)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
69492Oracle Linux 6 : kernel (ELSA-2013-1173)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
medium
66975Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : kernel (MDVSA-2013:176)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
high
66904Ubuntu 12.10 : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1881-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
66903Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux-lts-quantal vulnerabilities (USN-1880-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
66902Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-1878-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium