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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-6537

Original release date: 03/15/2013
Last revised: 06/04/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

net/xfrm/xfrm_user.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not initialize certain structures, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 1.9 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Per https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-6537 "This issue affects the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. Future kernel updates for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 may address this issue."

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=7b789836f434c87168eab067cfbed1ec4783dffd
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/7b789836f434c87168eab067cfbed1ec4783dffd
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=1f86840f897717f86d523a13e99a447e6a5d2fa5
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/patch-3.6.bz2
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20130305 CVE Requests (maybe): Linux kernel: various info leaks, some NULL ptr derefs
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/1f86840f897717f86d523a13e99a447e6a5d2fa5
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/f778a636713a435d3a922c60b1622a91136560c1
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0744
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1792-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=f778a636713a435d3a922c60b1622a91136560c1
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1798-1

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.5.7 and previous versions
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.5.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.5.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.5.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.5.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.5.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.5.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.13
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.9
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.11
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.12
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.32
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.31
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.30
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.29
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4:rc4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4:rc6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4:rc5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4:rc7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.27
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.28
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.25
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.26
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.16
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.17
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.14
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.15
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.20
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.21
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.18
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.19
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.24
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.23
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.4.22
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3:rc7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3:rc4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3:rc6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3:rc5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.3.8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.25
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.26
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.27
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.28
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.24
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.23
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.30
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.29
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.22
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.21
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2:rc7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2:rc6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2:rc5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2:rc4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.9
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.11
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.12
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.13
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.14
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.15
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.16
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.17
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.18
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.19
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.2.20
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1:rc4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.9
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.1.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.58
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.59
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.60
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.61
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.62
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.63
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.64
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.65
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.50
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.51
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.52
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0:rc3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.53
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.54
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.55
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.56
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.57
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.45
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.43
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.44
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.47
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.46
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.49
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.48
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.37
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.38
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.35
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.36
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.41
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.42
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.39
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.40
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.24
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.22
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.23
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.20
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.21
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.18
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.19
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.16
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.17
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.14
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.15
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.12
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.13
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.10
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.11
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.27
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.26
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.25
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.4
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.3
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.2
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.1
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.34
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.5
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.32
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.33
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.7
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.30
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.6
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.31
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.9
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.28
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.8
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.29
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.68
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.67
* cpe:/o:linux:linux_kernel:3.0.66
+ Configuration 2
+ OR
* cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5
* cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
Changes related to vulnerability configurations

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)