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.
Published 2013-02-18 04:41:50
Updated 2023-02-13 04:40:28
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Threat overview for CVE-2013-0268

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2013-0268
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 49152
IPs affected by CVE-2013-0268 156,974
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2013-0268

0.20%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 57 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2013-0268

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.2
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
1.9
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2013-0268

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2013-0268

Products affected by CVE-2013-0268

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