CVE-2013-2094

NameCVE-2013-2094
DescriptionThe 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2669-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.78-1fixed
wheezy (security)3.2.81-2fixed
jessie (security), jessie3.16.36-1+deb8u1fixed
stretch4.6.4-1fixed
sid4.7.4-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.8.11-1high
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.41-2+deb7u2highDSA-2669-1
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze(not affected)

Notes

[squeeze] - linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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