CVE-2013-4587

NameCVE-2013-4587
DescriptionArray index error in the kvm_vm_ioctl_create_vcpu function in virt/kvm/kvm_main.c in the KVM subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.12.5 allows local users to gain privileges via a large id value.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2906-1
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)3.12.5-1high
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.54-1high
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)high
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-48squeeze5highDSA-2906-1

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