CVE-2011-2909

MEDIUM

Description

The do_devinfo_ioctl function in drivers/staging/comedi/comedi_fops.c in the Linux kernel before 3.1 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a copy of a short string.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=819cbb120eaec7e014e5abd029260db1ca8c5735

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/08/12/1

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/819cbb120eaec7e014e5abd029260db1ca8c5735

https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/patch-3.1.bz2

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2014-02-15

Updated: 2014-02-18

Type: CWE-200

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM