Bug 2068577 (CVE-2021-39636)

Summary: CVE-2021-39636 kernel: information disclosure due to uninitialized data in do_ipt_get_ctl() and do_ipt_set_ctl() in ip_tables.c
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz <gsuckevi>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: acaringi, adscvr, airlied, alciregi, bdettelb, bhu, brdeoliv, bskeggs, chwhite, dhoward, dvlasenk, fhrbata, hdegoede, hkrzesin, hpa, jarod, jarodwilson, jburrell, jeremy, jfaracco, jforbes, jglisse, jlelli, joe.lawrence, jonathan, josef, jshortt, jstancek, jwboyer, jwyatt, kcarcia, kernel-maint, kernel-mgr, lgoncalv, linville, lzampier, masami256, mchehab, nmurray, ptalbert, qzhao, rvrbovsk, scweaver, security-response-team, steved, swood, vkumar, walters, williams
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OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: kernel 4.11 rc1 Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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A vulnerability was found in the Linux kernel’s net/ipv6/netfilter/ip6_tables.c:copy_entries_to_user function. This flaw allows a local attacker to leak internal kernel information.
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Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2022-03-25 17:33:43 UTC
In do_ipt_get_ctl and do_ipt_set_ctl of ip_tables.c, there is a possible way to leak kernel information due to uninitialized data. This could lead to local information disclosure with system execution privileges needed. User interaction is not needed for exploitation.Product: AndroidVersions: Android kernelAndroid ID: A-120612905References: Upstream kernel.

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