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CVE-2013-2888

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-08-29
Bugzilla: 1000451: CVE-2013-2888 Kernel: HID: memory corruption flaw

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Multiple array index errors in drivers/hid/hid-core.c in the Human Interface Device (HID) subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.11 allow physically proximate attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) via a crafted device that provides an invalid Report ID.

Find out more about CVE-2013-2888 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue affects the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2. Future kernel updates for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 may address this issue.

Note: user would need physical access to the system to exploit this issue.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.2
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Complete
Integrity Impact: Complete
Availability Impact: Complete

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (kernel-rt) RHSA-2013:1490 October 31, 2013
RHEV Hypervisor for RHEL-6 (rhev-hypervisor6) RHSA-2013:1527 November 21, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (kernel) RHSA-2013:1645 November 20, 2013

External References

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