CVE-2012-6542

LOW

Description

The llc_ui_getname function in net/llc/af_llc.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6 has an incorrect return value in certain circumstances, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted application that leverages an uninitialized pointer argument.

References

http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=3592aaeb80290bda0f2cf0b5456c97bfc638b192

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

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

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1805-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1808-1

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/3592aaeb80290bda0f2cf0b5456c97bfc638b192

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-03-15

Updated: 2019-04-22

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