CVE-2011-1160

LOW

Description

The tpm_open function in drivers/char/tpm/tpm.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 does not initialize a certain buffer, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory via unspecified vectors.

References

http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.39

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=1309d7afbed112f0e8e90be9af975550caa0076b

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/15/13

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=684671

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/1309d7afbed112f0e8e90be9af975550caa0076b

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-06-21

Updated: 2012-06-26

Type: CWE-200

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW