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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.2 6.2
CVE Id CVE-2011-2905
Last Modified 04 Mar 2013 12:00:00
Published 01 Mar 2013 07:37:53
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity HIGH
Authentication NONE

CVE-2011-2905

Summary

Untrusted search path vulnerability in the perf_config function in tools/perf/util/config.c in perf, as distributed in the Linux kernel before 3.1, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a crafted config file in the current working directory.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.1

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.10

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.11

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.12

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.13

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.14

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.15

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.16

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.17

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.18

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.19

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.2

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.20

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.21

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.22

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.23

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.24

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.25

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.26

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.27

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.28

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.29

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.3

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.30

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.31

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.32

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.33

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.34

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.35

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.36

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.37

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.38

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.39

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.4

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.40

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.41

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.42

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.43

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.44

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.45

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.46

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.47

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.48

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.49

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.5

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.50

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.51

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.52

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.53

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.54

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.55

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.56

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.57

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.58

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.59

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.6

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.60

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.61

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.62

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.63

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.64

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.65

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.66

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.67

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.68

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.7

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.8

  • Linux Kernel 3.0.9


References

CONFIRM - https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/aba8d056078e47350d85b06a9cabd5afcc4b72ea

CONFIRM - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=729808

MLIST - [oss-security] 20110809 Re: CVE request: perf: may parse user-controlled config file

CONFIRM - http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.1

CONFIRM - http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=aba8d056078e47350d85b06a9cabd5afcc4b72ea

Related Patches

Novell SUSE 2011:5417 perf security update for SLES 11 SP1 i586

Novell SUSE 2011:5417 perf security update for SLES 11 SP1 x86_64


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 11:01:58