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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-3224

Original release date: 04/22/2013
Last revised: 02/06/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The bt_sock_recvmsg function in net/bluetooth/af_bluetooth.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9-rc7 does not properly initialize a certain length variable, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted recvmsg or recvfrom system call.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.9 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2013-6537
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1187
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2013-6999
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/4683f42fde3977bdb4e8a09622788cc8b5313778
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1971
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=4683f42fde3977bdb4e8a09622788cc8b5313778
Type: Advisory
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20130414 Linux kernel: more net info leak fixes for v3.9
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1837-1
External Source: MLIST
Name: [linux-kernel] 20130414 Linux 3.9-rc7
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:1051
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2013:176

Technical Details

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