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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-1797

Use-after-free vulnerability in arch/x86/kvm/x86.c in the Linux kernel through 3.8.4 allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted application that triggers use of a guest physical address (GPA) in (1) movable or (2) removable memory during an MSR_KVM_SYSTEM_TIME kvm_set_msr_common operation.
Publish Date : 2013-03-22 Last Update Date : 2014-01-27
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
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 ServiceMemory corruption
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2013-0727 -- kvm security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27090 unix
ELSA-2013-0744 -- kernel security and bug fix update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27308 unix
ELSA-2013-2519 -- Unbreakable Enterprise kernel Security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27454 unix
ELSA-2013:0727: kvm security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22550 unix
ELSA-2013:0744: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23777 unix
RHSA-2013:0727: kvm security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20911 unix
RHSA-2013:0727: kvm security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20130727 unix
RHSA-2013:0744: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20130744 unix
RHSA-2013:0744: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20990 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:0759-1 -- Security update for Linux kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25846 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:0759-2 -- Security update for Linux kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26098 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0287-1 -- Security update for Linux kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24665 unix
USN-1809-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18181 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-2013-1797

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.8.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.8.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 5

- References For CVE-2013-1797

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-05/msg00018.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0847
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=0b79459b482e85cb7426aa7da683a9f2c97aeae1 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-06/msg00005.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0925
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-07/msg00018.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1187
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0727.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0727
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0744.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0744
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=917013 CONFIRM
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0746.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0746
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0928.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0928
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1026.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:1026
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/0b79459b482e85cb7426aa7da683a9f2c97aeae1 CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1809-1
UBUNTU USN-1809-1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/03/20/9
MLIST [oss-security] 20130320 linux kernel: kvm: CVE-2013-179[6..8]
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:176
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2013:176
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1812-1
UBUNTU USN-1812-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1813-1
UBUNTU USN-1813-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-1797

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


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