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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-3511

Multiple race conditions in the madvise_remove function in mm/madvise.c in the Linux kernel before 3.4.5 allow local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) via vectors involving a (1) munmap or (2) close system call.
Publish Date : 2012-10-03 Last Update Date : 2013-10-23
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.2
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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 362

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
6.2
AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C 2012-07-16 2012-07-06
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2012:1426: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23569 unix
ELSA-2013:1292: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23149 unix
RHSA-2012:1426: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21532 unix
RHSA-2012:1426: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20121426 unix
RHSA-2013:1292: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21210 unix
RHSA-2013:1292: kernel security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20131292 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-2012-3511

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.29 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.30 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.31 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.33 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.34 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
75 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
76 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
77 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
78 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
79 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
80 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
81 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
82 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
83 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
84 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
85 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
86 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
87 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
88 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
89 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
90 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
91 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
92 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
93 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
94 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
95 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
96 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
97 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
98 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
99 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
100 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
101 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
102 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
103 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
104 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 104

- References For CVE-2012-3511

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/55151
BID 55151 Linux Kernel 'madvise_remove()' Function Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2013-12-02
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=849734 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/50633
SECUNIA 50633
http://secunia.com/advisories/50732
SECUNIA 50732
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/9ab4233dd08036fe34a89c7dc6f47a8bf2eb29eb CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/55055
SECUNIA 55055
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1529-1
UBUNTU USN-1529-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1567-1
UBUNTU USN-1567-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1577-1
UBUNTU USN-1577-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1572-1
UBUNTU USN-1572-1
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.4.5 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/08/20/13
MLIST [oss-security] 20120820 Re: CVE Request -- kernel: mm: use-after-free in madvise_remove()
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=9ab4233dd08036fe34a89c7dc6f47a8bf2eb29eb CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-3511

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


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