CVE-2013-5634

medium

Description

arch/arm/kvm/arm.c in the Linux kernel before 3.10 on the ARM platform, when KVM is used, allows host OS users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference, OOPS, and host OS crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by omitting vCPU initialization before a KVM_GET_REG_LIST ioctl call.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=e8180dcaa8470ceca21109f143876fdcd9fe050a

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/08/26/4

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/61995

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/e8180dcaa8470ceca21109f143876fdcd9fe050a

https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/patch-3.10.bz2

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-09-25

Updated: 2016-12-08

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:A/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 2.5

Severity: MEDIUM