CVE-2012-6541

LOW

Description

The ccid3_hc_tx_getsockopt function in net/dccp/ccids/ccid3.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not initialize a certain structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted application.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=7b07f8eb75aa3097cdfd4f6eac3da49db787381d

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/03/05/13

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/7b07f8eb75aa3097cdfd4f6eac3da49db787381d

https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/patch-3.6.bz2

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-03-15

Updated: 2013-03-18

Type: CWE-200

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 1.9

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: LOW