The x25_recvmsg function in net/x25/af_x25.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates a certain length value without ensuring that an associated data structure has been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call.
Published 2014-01-06 16:55:09
Updated 2017-08-29 01:34:06
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Input validation

Threat overview for CVE-2013-7271

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2013-7271
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 49152
IPs affected by CVE-2013-7271 160,821
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2013-7271

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 8 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2013-7271

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.9
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N
3.9
6.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2013-7271

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2013-7271

Products affected by CVE-2013-7271

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