The report API in the crypto user configuration API in the Linux kernel through 3.8.2 uses an incorrect C library function for copying strings, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability.
Published 2013-03-15 20:55:09
Updated 2021-07-15 19:16:10
Source MITRE
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Threat overview for CVE-2013-2546

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Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 49152
IPs affected by CVE-2013-2546 161,162
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2013-2546

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2013-2546

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
2.1
LOW AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
3.9
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2013-2546

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

References for CVE-2013-2546

Products affected by CVE-2013-2546

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