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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-4740

Original release date: 11/12/2013
Last revised: 11/14/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

goodix_tool.c in the Goodix gt915 touchscreen driver for the Linux kernel 3.x, as used in Qualcomm Innovation Center (QuIC) Android contributions for MSM devices and other products, relies on user-space length values for kernel-memory copies of procfs file content, which allows attackers to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via an application that provides crafted values.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.9 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:M/AU:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
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: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20131108 Advisory report - Multiple memory corruption and race condition in Goodix gt915 Android touchscreen driver (CVE-2013-4740 & CVE-2013-6122)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://www.codeaurora.org/cgit/quic/la/kernel/msm-3.10/commit/?id=f53bcf29a6e7a66b3d935b8d562fa00829261f05
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://www.codeaurora.org/projects/security-advisories/multiple-memory-corruption-issues-and-race-condition-goodix-gt915-touchscreen-driver-procfs-handler
Type: Patch Information

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