CVE-2013-2930

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2013-12-09
Bugzilla:
1027778: CVE-2013-2930 kernel: perf/ftrace: insufficient check in perf_trace_event_perm()

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The perf_trace_event_perm function in kernel/trace/trace_event_perf.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.2 does not properly restrict access to the perf subsystem, which allows local users to enable function tracing via a crafted application.

Find out more about CVE-2013-2930 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 and 6.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.7
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete

Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (kernel-rt) RHSA-2014:0100 2014-01-28

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Not affected
Last Modified

CVE description copyright © 2017, The MITRE Corporation