CVE-2015-8964

HIGH

Description

The tty_set_termios_ldisc function in drivers/tty/tty_ldisc.c in the Linux kernel before 4.5 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by reading a tty data structure.

References

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=dd42bf1197144ede075a9d4793123f7689e164bc

http://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-11-01.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94138

https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/dd42bf1197144ede075a9d4793123f7689e164bc

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-11-16

Updated: 2016-11-28

Type: CWE-200

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.1

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM