Bug 970873 (CVE-2013-2141)

Summary: CVE-2013-2141 Kernel: signal: information leak in tkill/tgkill
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Prasad Pandit <ppandit>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
Severity: low Docs Contact:
Priority: low    
Version: unspecifiedCC: agordeev, bhu, davej, dhoward, esammons, fhrbata, gansalmon, iboverma, itamar, jforbes, jkacur, jonathan, jrusnack, jwboyer, kernel-maint, kernel-mgr, lgoncalv, lwang, madhu.chinakonda, mcressma, nobody, plougher, rt-maint, rvrbovsk, williams
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
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Last Closed: 2014-11-21 10:37:27 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 970874, 970875, 970876, 970878, 970879, 970880    
Bug Blocks: 970311    

Description Prasad Pandit 2013-06-05 07:00:26 UTC
Linux kernel which supports tkill/tgkill routines is vulnerable to an
information leakage flaw. It occurs when routine tkill(2) or tgkill(2) is used
send signal to thread.

A user/program could use this flaw to leak kernel memory bytes.

Upstream fix:
 -> https://git.kernel.org/linus/b9e146d8eb3b9ecae5086d373b50fa0c1f3e7f0f

 -> http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/06/02/1

Comment 1 Prasad Pandit 2013-06-05 07:02:37 UTC


Comment 4 errata-xmlrpc 2013-09-16 17:05:50 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  MRG for RHEL-6 v.2

Via RHSA-2013:1264 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1264.html

Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2013-09-26 17:21:58 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Via RHSA-2013:1292 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1292.html

Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2013-12-12 19:23:59 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2013:1801 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1801.html