CVE-2013-2892

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2013-08-29
CWE:
CWE-122
Bugzilla:
1000429: CVE-2013-2892 Kernel: HID: pantherlord: heap overflow flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

drivers/hid/hid-pl.c in the Human Interface Device (HID) subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.11, when CONFIG_HID_PANTHERLORD is enabled, allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based out-of-bounds write) via a crafted device.

Find out more about CVE-2013-2892 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue does not affect the version of the kernel package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

This issue affects the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2. Future kernel updates for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (kernel) RHSA-2013:1645 2013-11-20
MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (kernel-rt) RHSA-2013:1490 2013-10-31
RHEV Hypervisor for RHEL-6 (rhev-hypervisor6) RHSA-2013:1527 2013-11-21

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 realtime-kernel Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Not affected

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