CVE-2015-8964

MEDIUM
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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

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

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

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 4.4.32 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (16 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
124813EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.1.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1489)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
124800EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.1.0 : kernel (EulerOS-SA-2019-1476)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
101928Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-3360-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
97297SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:0494-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
97205SUSE SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:0471-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
97189SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:0464-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
97097SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:0437-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
96903SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:0333-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
96603SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:0181-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
96188Debian DLA-772-1 : linux security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
95998Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : linux-snapdragon vulnerabilities (USN-3161-4)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
95997Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : linux-raspi2 vulnerabilities (USN-3161-3)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
95996Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : linux-lts-xenial vulnerabilities (USN-3161-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
95995Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : linux vulnerabilities (USN-3161-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
95702openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2016-1428)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
95701openSUSE Security Update : the Linux Kernel (openSUSE-2016-1426)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical