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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-0268

The msr_open function in arch/x86/kernel/msr.c in the Linux kernel before 3.7.6 allows local users to bypass intended capability restrictions by executing a crafted application as root, as demonstrated by msr32.c.
Publish Date : 2013-02-17 Last Update Date : 2013-08-22
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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) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2013:0621: kernel security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23374 unix
ELSA-2013:0630: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24055 unix
RHSA-2013:0621: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20130621 unix
RHSA-2013:0621: kernel security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20249 unix
RHSA-2013:0630: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20729 unix
RHSA-2013:0630: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20130630 unix
USN-1767-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18241 unix
VMware vSphere, ESX and ESXi updates to third party libraries oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19887 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-2013-0268

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0 RC4 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 3.0.35 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.36 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.37 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.38 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.39 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.40 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.41 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.42 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.43 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.0.44 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
75 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
76 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
77 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
78 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
79 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
80 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
81 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
82 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
83 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
84 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
85 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
86 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
87 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
88 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
89 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
90 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
91 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
92 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
93 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
94 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
95 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
96 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
97 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
98 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
99 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
100 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
101 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
102 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.29 Version Details Vulnerabilities
103 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.2.30 Version Details Vulnerabilities
104 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
105 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
106 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
107 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
108 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
109 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
110 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
111 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
112 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
113 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
114 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
115 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
116 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
117 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
118 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
119 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.3.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
120 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
121 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
122 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
123 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
124 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
125 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
126 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
127 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
128 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
129 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
130 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
131 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
132 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
133 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
134 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
135 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
136 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
137 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
138 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
139 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
140 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
141 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
142 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
143 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
144 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
145 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
146 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
147 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
148 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
149 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
150 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
151 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.4.24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
152 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
153 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
154 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
155 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
156 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
157 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
158 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
159 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.6.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
160 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.6.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
161 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.6.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
162 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
163 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
164 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
165 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
166 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.7.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
167 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.7.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 167

- References For CVE-2013-0268

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-04/msg00018.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2013:0674
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-07/msg00018.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1187
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/c903f0456bc69176912dee6dd25c6a66ee1aed00 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=908693 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/02/07/12
MLIST [oss-security] 20130207 Re: CVE request -- Linux kernel: x86/msr: /dev/cpu/*/msr local privilege escalation
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.7.6 CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=c903f0456bc69176912dee6dd25c6a66ee1aed00 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-0268

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


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