Bug 949567 - (CVE-2013-1928) CVE-2013-1928 Kernel: information leak in fs/compat_ioctl.c VIDEO_SET_SPU_PALETTE
CVE-2013-1928 Kernel: information leak in fs/compat_ioctl.c VIDEO_SET_SPU_PAL...
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=low,public=20121025,reported=2...
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Depends On: 949572 949573
Blocks: 949461
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Reported: 2013-04-08 10:00 EDT by Prasad J Pandit
Modified: 2015-07-31 03:03 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2014-06-10 02:55:52 EDT
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Description Prasad J Pandit 2013-04-08 10:00:48 EDT
Linux kernel built with Digital Video Broadcasting(CONFIG_DVB) support are
vulnerable to an information leak issue. The leak could occurs via an
ioctl(VIDEO_SET_SPU_PALETTE) call on a device file under - /dev/dvb/ - tree.

Upstream fix:
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 -> https://git.kernel.org/linus/12176503366885edd542389eed3aaf94be163fdb

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 -> http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/04/05/3
Comment 1 Prasad J Pandit 2013-04-08 10:06:59 EDT
Statement:

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

This issue affects the version of Linux kernel as shipped with
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. Future kernel updates for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
may address this issue.
Comment 3 errata-xmlrpc 2013-11-21 12:52:54 EST
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2013:1645 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1645.html

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