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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-2094

The perf_swevent_init function in kernel/events/core.c in the Linux kernel before 3.8.9 uses an incorrect integer data type, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted perf_event_open system call.
Publish Date : 2013-05-14 Last Update Date : 2013-09-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
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 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) Gain privileges
CWE ID 189

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2669-1 linux - several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18491 unix
ELSA-2013:0830: kernel security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24010 unix
RHSA-2013:0830: kernel security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20874 unix
RHSA-2013:0830: kernel security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20130830 unix
USN-1838-1 -- linux-ti-omap4 vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18235 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-2013-2094

# 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
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.8.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.8.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.8.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.8.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 9

- References For CVE-2013-2094

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2013-May/019729.html
MLIST [CentOS-announce] 20130515 CentOS-6 CVE-2013-2094 Kernel Issue
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-05/msg00018.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0847
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-05/msg00008.html
SUSE SUSE-SU-2013:0819
http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2013-May/019733.html
MLIST [CentOS-announce] 20130517 CESA-2013:0830 Important CentOS 6 kernel Update
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-06/msg00005.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0925
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=8176cced706b5e5d15887584150764894e94e02f CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-06/msg00009.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0951
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-06/msg00017.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:1042
http://lkml.indiana.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1304.1/04302.html
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20130413 Re: sw_perf_event_destroy() oops while fuzzing
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1827-1
UBUNTU USN-1827-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1826-1
UBUNTU USN-1826-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1825-1
UBUNTU USN-1825-1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/05/14/6
MLIST [oss-security] 20130514 Re: CVE Request: linux kernel perf out-of-bounds access
http://lkml.indiana.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1304.1/03976.html
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20130412 Re: sw_perf_event_destroy() oops while fuzzing
http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=5703758
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0830.html
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0830
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/121616/semtex.c
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.8.9 CONFIRM
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:176
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2013:176
http://lkml.indiana.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1304.1/03652.html
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20130412 sw_perf_event_destroy() oops while fuzzing
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=962792 CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1836-1
UBUNTU USN-1836-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1828-1
UBUNTU USN-1828-1
http://www.reddit.com/r/netsec/comments/1eb9iw
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1838-1
UBUNTU USN-1838-1
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/8176cced706b5e5d15887584150764894e94e02f CONFIRM
http://twitter.com/djrbliss/statuses/334301992648331267

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-2094

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


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