Vulnerability CVE-2011-4916


Published: 2022-07-12   Modified: 2022-07-13

Description:
Linux kernel through 3.1 allows local users to obtain sensitive keystroke information via access to /dev/pts/ and /dev/tty*.

Type:

CWE-200

(Information Exposure)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
2.1/10
2.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None
Affected software
Linux -> Linux kernel 

 References:
https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/11/7/355
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/12/28/3

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