CVE-2013-2852

NameCVE-2013-2852
DescriptionFormat string vulnerability in the b43_request_firmware function in drivers/net/wireless/b43/main.c in the Broadcom B43 wireless driver in the Linux kernel through 3.9.4 allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging root access and including format string specifiers in an fwpostfix modprobe parameter, leading to improper construction of an error message.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2745-1, DSA-2766-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)stretch4.9.228-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.246-2fixed
buster4.19.160-2fixed
buster (security)4.19.152-1fixed
bullseye5.10.4-1fixed
sid5.10.5-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.46-1+deb7u1DSA-2745-1
linuxsource(unstable)3.9.8-1low
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-48squeeze4DSA-2766-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)low

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