CVE-2013-2930

Published: 09 December 2013

The perf_trace_event_perm function in kernel/trace/trace_event_perf.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.2 does not properly restrict access to the perf subsystem, which allows local users to enable function tracing via a crafted application.

From the Ubuntu security team

Dave Jones and Vince Weaver reported a flaw in the Linux kernel's per event subsystem that allows normal users to enable function tracing. An unprivileged local user could exploit this flaw to obtain potentially sensitive information from the kernel.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc1)
Patches:
Introduced by ced39002f5ea736b716ae233fb68b26d59783912
Fixed by 12ae030d54ef250706da5642fc7697cc60ad0df7
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc1)
This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-aws
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc1)
linux-ec2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc1)
linux-flo
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc1)
linux-fsl-imx51
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc1)
linux-gke
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc1)
linux-goldfish
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc1)
linux-grouper
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc1)
linux-hwe
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc1)
linux-hwe-edge
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc1)
linux-linaro-omap
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc1)
linux-linaro-shared
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.13~rc1)
linux-linaro-vexpress
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.13~rc1)
linux-lts-quantal
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.13~rc1)
linux-lts-raring
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc1)
linux-lts-saucy
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc1)
linux-lts-trusty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc1)
linux-lts-utopic
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc1)
linux-lts-vivid
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc1)
linux-lts-wily
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc1)
linux-lts-xenial
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.13~rc1)
linux-maguro
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.13~rc1)
linux-mako
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
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Released (3.13~rc1)
linux-manta
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc1)
linux-mvl-dove
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc1)
linux-qcm-msm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc1)
linux-raspi2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc1)
linux-snapdragon
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc1)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.13~rc1)