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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-0268

Original release date: 02/17/2013
Last revised: 08/22/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

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.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.2 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:H/AU:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=908693
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=c903f0456bc69176912dee6dd25c6a66ee1aed00
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2013:0674
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1187
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/c903f0456bc69176912dee6dd25c6a66ee1aed00
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.7.6
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20130207 Re: CVE request -- Linux kernel: x86/msr: /dev/cpu/*/msr local privilege escalation

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.43
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.44
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.37
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.38
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.35
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.36
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.41
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.42
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.39
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.40
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.24
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.22
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.23
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.20
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.21
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.18
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.19
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.16
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.17
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.14
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.15
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.12
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.13
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.11
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.27
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.26
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.25
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.34
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.32
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.33
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.30
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.31
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.28
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.9
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.29
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1:rc4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.9
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.11
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.25
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.26
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.27
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.28
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.24
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.23
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.30
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.29
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.22
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.21
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2:rc7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2:rc6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2:rc5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2:rc4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.9
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.12
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.13
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.14
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.15
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.16
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.17
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.18
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.19
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.20
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3:rc7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3:rc4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3:rc6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3:rc5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.13
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.9
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.11
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.12
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4:rc4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4:rc6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4:rc5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4:rc7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.16
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.17
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.14
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.15
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.20
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.21
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.18
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.19
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.24
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.23
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.22
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.5.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.5.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.5.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.5.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.5.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.5.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.5.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.6.9
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.6.10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.6.11
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.7.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.7.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.7.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.7.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.7.5 and previous versions
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  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)