CVE-2013-4512

MEDIUM

Description

Buffer overflow in the exitcode_proc_write function in arch/um/kernel/exitcode.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12 allows local users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging root privileges for a write operation.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=201f99f170df14ba52ea4c52847779042b7a623b

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/11/04/22

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/63510

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/201f99f170df14ba52ea4c52847779042b7a623b

https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/patch-3.12.bz2

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-11-12

Updated: 2016-12-31

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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