Bug 1274726 (CVE-2015-7884) - CVE-2015-7884 kernel: media/vivid-osd: information leak in ioctl
Summary: CVE-2015-7884 kernel: media/vivid-osd: information leak in ioctl
Alias: CVE-2015-7884
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: impact=low,public=20151021,reported=2...
Depends On: 1274730
Blocks: 1274735
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Reported: 2015-10-23 13:01 UTC by Martin Prpič
Modified: 2019-06-08 20:48 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2016-01-26 13:54:38 UTC

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Description Martin Prpič 2015-10-23 13:01:07 UTC
An information leak flaw was found in Linux kernel for systems using Vivid! display drivers in framebuffer mode.  16 bytes of memory is not zeroed and may leak from userspace to a user at the console.

Original report:


Upstream patch:


Comment 1 Martin Prpič 2015-10-23 13:03:52 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1274730]

Comment 2 Josh Boyer 2015-10-23 13:25:05 UTC
This requires CONFIG_VIDEO_VIVID to be enabled.  None of the Fedora kernels have this driver enabled.

Comment 4 Vladis Dronov 2016-01-26 13:54:38 UTC

This issue does not affect the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, 7 and MRG-2 as the code with the flaw is not present in the products listed.

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