Bug 924690 (CVE-2013-2635)

Summary: CVE-2013-2635 kernel: Information leak in the RTNETLINK component
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
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Priority: low    
Version: unspecifiedCC: agordeev, anton, bhu, davej, dhoward, esammons, fhrbata, gansalmon, iboverma, itamar, jforbes, jkacur, jonathan, jwboyer, kernel-maint, kernel-mgr, lgoncalv, lwang, madhu.chinakonda, mcressma, plougher, pmatouse, ppandit, rt-maint, rvrbovsk, williams
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
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Last Closed: 2014-06-09 18:04:07 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 923657, 923659, 923660, 923661, 923662    
Bug Blocks: 858947    

Description Jan Lieskovsky 2013-03-22 10:49:24 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2013-2635 to the following vulnerability:

The rtnl_fill_ifinfo function in net/core/rtnetlink.c in the Linux kernel before 3.8.4 does not initialize a certain structure member, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted application.

[1] http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-2635
[2] http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/03/20/1
[3] http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=84d73cd3fb142bf1298a8c13fd4ca50fd2432372
[4] http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.8.4
[5] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=923652
[6] https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/84d73cd3fb142bf1298a8c13fd4ca50fd2432372

Comment 1 Petr Matousek 2013-03-22 11:44:34 UTC

This issue does not affect the version of the kernel package as shipped with
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

This issue does affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2. Future kernel updates
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 may address this

Comment 3 Petr Matousek 2013-03-22 11:45:01 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 923662]

Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2013-05-20 16:54:23 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  MRG for RHEL-6 v.2

Via RHSA-2013:0829 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0829.html

Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2013-07-16 17:29:04 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  OpenStack 3 for RHEL 6

Via RHSA-2013:1080 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1080.html

Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2013-07-16 18:27:28 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2013:1051 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1051.html