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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-2669

The main function in tools/hv/hv_kvp_daemon.c in hypervkvpd, as distributed in the Linux kernel before 3.4.5, does not validate the origin of Netlink messages, which allows local users to spoof Netlink communication via a crafted connector message.
Publish Date : 2012-12-27 Last Update Date : 2013-01-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 20

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
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-2012-2669

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 4

- References For CVE-2012-2669

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-11/msg00042.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:1526
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/06/06/12
MLIST [oss-security] 20120606 Re: CVE-Request: hyper-v daemon
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.4.5 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=bcc2c9c3fff859e0eb019fe6fec26f9b8eba795c CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/11/27/12
MLIST [oss-security] 20121127 Re: CVE-2012-5532 hypervkvpd DoS
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=761200 CONFIRM
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/bcc2c9c3fff859e0eb019fe6fec26f9b8eba795c CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-2669

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


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