CVE-2013-2146

Published: 05 June 2013

arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event_intel.c in the Linux kernel before 3.8.9, when the Performance Events Subsystem is enabled, specifies an incorrect bitmask, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (general protection fault and system crash) by attempting to set a reserved bit.

From the Ubuntu security team

A flaw was discovered in the Linux kernel's perf events subsystem for Intel Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge processors. A local user could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (system crash).

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.9~rc8)
Patches:
Introduced by ee89cbc2d48150c7c0e9f2aaac00afde99af098c
Fixed by f1923820c447e986a9da0fc6bf60c1dccdf0408e
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 Not vulnerable
(intel x86 only)