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CVE-2013-2094

Published: 14 May 2013

The perf_swevent_init function in kernel/events/core.c in the Linux kernel before 3.8.9 uses an incorrect integer data type, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted perf_event_open system call.

From the Ubuntu security team

An flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's perf_events interface. A local user could exploit this flaw to escalate privileges on the system.

Priority

High

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
Patches:
Introduced by b0a873ebbf87bf38bf70b5e39a7cadc96099fa13
Fixed by 8176cced706b5e5d15887584150764894e94e02f
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
linux-ec2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
linux-flo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
linux-fsl-imx51
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
linux-gke
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
linux-goldfish
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
linux-grouper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
linux-linaro-omap
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
linux-linaro-shared
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
linux-linaro-vexpress
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
linux-lts-backport-maverick
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
linux-lts-quantal
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
linux-lts-raring
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
linux-lts-utopic
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
linux-lts-vivid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
linux-lts-wily
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
linux-lts-xenial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
linux-maguro
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
linux-mako
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
linux-manta
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
linux-mvl-dove
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
linux-qcm-msm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)