Vulnerability CVE-2010-3875


Published: 2011-01-03   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
The ax25_getname function in net/ax25/af_ax25.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37-rc2 does not initialize a certain structure, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading a copy of this structure.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Low
linux kernel 2.6.37 rc1 net: ax25 fix information leak to userland
Vasiliy Kulikov
06.01.2011

Type:

CWE-200

(Information Exposure)

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
1.9/10
2.9/10
3.4/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None
Affected software
Linux -> Kernel 

 References:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=649713
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/04/5
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/11/02/7
http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev&m=128854507120898&w=2
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=fe10ae53384e48c51996941b7720ee16995cbcb7
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44630
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:051
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:029
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/ChangeLog-2.6.37-rc2
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2126

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