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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-2137

Buffer overflow in virt/kvm/irq_comm.c in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.2.24 allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to Message Signaled Interrupts (MSI), irq routing entries, and an incorrect check by the setup_routing_entry function before invoking the kvm_set_irq function.
Publish Date : 2013-01-22 Last Update Date : 2013-06-20
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important
6.9
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C 2012-04-18 2012-06-05
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2012-0743 -- kernel security and bug fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27556 unix
ELSA-2012:0743: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23889 unix
RHSA-2012:0743: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21473 unix
RHSA-2012:0743: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20120743 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:0759-2 -- Security update for Linux kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26098 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:0759-1 -- Security update for Linux kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25846 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0287-1 -- Security update for Linux kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24665 unix
USN-1529-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17909 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-2137

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.29 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.30 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.31 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.33 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.34 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 67

- References For CVE-2012-2137

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=816151 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/50961
SECUNIA 50961
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-06/msg00005.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0925
http://secunia.com/advisories/50952
SECUNIA 50952
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0743.html
REDHAT RHSA-2012:0743
http://ubuntu.5.n6.nabble.com/PATCH-Oneiric-CVE-2012-2137-KVM-Fix-buffer-overflow-in-kvm-set-irq-td4990566.html
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1607-1
UBUNTU USN-1607-1
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1529-1
UBUNTU USN-1529-1
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.2.24 CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1609-1
UBUNTU USN-1609-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1606-1
UBUNTU USN-1606-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/54063
BID 54063 Linux Kernel KVM 'kvm_set_irq()' Function Local Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2014-06-16
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=f2ebd422f71cda9c791f76f85d2ca102ae34a1ed CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1594-1
UBUNTU USN-1594-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-2137

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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