CVE-2013-2148

LOW

Description

The fill_event_metadata function in fs/notify/fanotify/fanotify_user.c in the Linux kernel through 3.9.4 does not initialize a certain structure member, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a read operation on the fanotify descriptor.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-09/msg00003.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-09/msg00004.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-12/msg00129.html

http://lkml.org/lkml/2013/6/3/128

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/06/05/26

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1929-1

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1930-1

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=971258

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-06-07

Updated: 2014-01-04

Type: CWE-399

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