Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-2596

Integer overflow in the fb_mmap function in drivers/video/fbmem.c in the Linux kernel before 3.8.9, as used in a certain Motorola build of Android 4.1.2 and other products, allows local users to create a read-write memory mapping for the entirety of kernel memory, and consequently gain privileges, via crafted /dev/graphics/fb0 mmap2 system calls, as demonstrated by the Motochopper pwn program.
Vulnerability category: Overflow
Published 2013-04-13 02:59:47
Updated 2023-08-11 18:15:58
Source MITRE
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CVE-2013-2596 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog
CISA vulnerability name:
Linux Kernel Integer Overflow Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
Linux kernel fb_mmap function in drivers/video/fbmem.c contains an integer overflow vulnerability that allows for privilege escalation.
Added on 2022-09-15 Action due date 2022-10-06

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2013-2596

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.90%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 81 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2013-2596

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CWE ids for CVE-2013-2596

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