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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-5634

Original release date: 09/25/2013
Last revised: 10/15/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

arch/arm/kvm/arm.c in the Linux kernel before 3.10 on the ARM platform, when KVM is used, allows host OS users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference, OOPS, and host OS crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by omitting vCPU initialization before a KVM_GET_REG_LIST ioctl call.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:A/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 2.5
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Local network exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20130826 Re: CVE request: Linux Kernel: ARM: KVM: NULL pointer dereferences
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/e8180dcaa8470ceca21109f143876fdcd9fe050a
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/patch-3.10.bz2
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=e8180dcaa8470ceca21109f143876fdcd9fe050a
Type: Patch Information; Exploit

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)