The perf_trace_event_perm function in kernel/trace/trace_event_perf.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.2 does not properly restrict access to the perf subsystem, which allows local users to enable function tracing via a crafted application.
Published 2013-12-09 18:55:09
Updated 2014-03-06 04:46:04
Source Google Inc.
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Threat overview for CVE-2013-2930

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Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 49152
IPs affected by CVE-2013-2930 160,683
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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