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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-0311

Original release date: 02/21/2013
Last revised: 08/22/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The translate_desc function in drivers/vhost/vhost.c in the Linux kernel before 3.7 does not properly handle cross-region descriptors, which allows guest OS users to obtain host OS privileges by leveraging KVM guest OS privileges.

Description

Per https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-0311 "This issue did affect the version of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.5 (MEDIUM) (AV:A/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 2.5
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Local network exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: 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: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=bd97120fc3d1a11f3124c7c9ba1d91f51829eb85
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0882
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/patch-3.7.bz2
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20130219 Re: CVE request -- Linux kernel: vhost: fix length for cross region descriptor
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1187
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0496
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2013:176
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/bd97120fc3d1a11f3124c7c9ba1d91f51829eb85
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0579
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=912905
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0928

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6
+ Configuration 2
+ OR
* 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 and previous versions

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