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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-1798

The ioapic_read_indirect function in virt/kvm/ioapic.c in the Linux kernel through 3.8.4 does not properly handle a certain combination of invalid IOAPIC_REG_SELECT and IOAPIC_REG_WINDOW operations, which allows guest OS users to obtain sensitive information from host OS memory or cause a denial of service (host OS OOPS) via a crafted application.
Publish Date : 2013-03-22 Last Update Date : 2014-01-27
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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 None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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 ServiceObtain Information
CWE ID 20

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
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:org.mitre.oval:def:20990 unix
RHSA-2013:0744: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20130744 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-2013-1798

# 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-2013-1798

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-05/msg00018.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0847
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/03/20/9
MLIST [oss-security] 20130320 linux kernel: kvm: CVE-2013-179[6..8]
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1026.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:1026
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0928.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0928
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1812-1
UBUNTU USN-1812-1
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:176
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2013:176
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=a2c118bfab8bc6b8bb213abfc35201e441693d55 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=917017 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-06/msg00005.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0925
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/a2c118bfab8bc6b8bb213abfc35201e441693d55 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-07/msg00018.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1187
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0744.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0744
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0727.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0727
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0746.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0746
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1809-1
UBUNTU USN-1809-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1813-1
UBUNTU USN-1813-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-1798

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


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