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Bug 1053613 (CVE-2014-1445) - CVE-2014-1445 Kernel: wanxl: information leak in ioctl
Summary: CVE-2014-1445 Kernel: wanxl: information leak in ioctl
Alias: CVE-2014-1445
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On:
Blocks: 1027769
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2014-01-15 14:00 UTC by Prasad J Pandit
Modified: 2021-02-17 06:57 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2014-06-10 13:31:35 UTC

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Description Prasad J Pandit 2014-01-15 14:00:30 UTC
Linux kernel built with a driver for wanXL PCI cards by SBE Inc.(CONFIG_WANXL)
is vulnerable to an information leakage flaw. This could occur while doing an
ioctl(2) call.

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

Upstream fix:
 -> https://git.kernel.org/linus/2b13d06c9584b4eb773f1e80bbaedab9a1c344e1

 -> http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/01/15/3

Comment 1 Prasad J Pandit 2014-01-16 09:38:04 UTC

This issue does not affect the versions of the kernel package as shipped with
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.

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