Bug 922133 (CVE-2012-6539) - CVE-2012-6539 Kernel: net: info leak in compat dev_ifconf
Summary: CVE-2012-6539 Kernel: net: info leak in compat dev_ifconf
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2012-6539
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
URL:
Whiteboard: impact=low,public=20120815,reported=2...
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Blocks: 858947
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2013-03-15 14:42 UTC by Prasad J Pandit
Modified: 2019-06-08 19:28 UTC (History)
24 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2014-06-09 18:15:26 UTC


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Description Prasad J Pandit 2013-03-15 14:42:39 UTC
Linux kernel built with compat ioctl interface for network devices is
vulnerable to an information leakage flaw. It occurs while doing ioctl
SIOCGIFCONF call.

An unprivileged user could use this flaw to leak kernel memory bytes.

Upstream fix:
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 -> https://git.kernel.org/linus/43da5f2e0d0c69ded3d51907d9552310a6b545e8

Reference:
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 -> http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/03/14/21

Comment 1 Prasad J Pandit 2013-03-15 14:44:45 UTC
Statement:

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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