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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-1445

Original release date: 01/18/2014
Last revised: 03/16/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The wanxl_ioctl function in drivers/net/wan/wanxl.c in the Linux kernel before 3.11.7 does not properly initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via an ioctl call.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
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: UBUNTU
Name: USN-2129-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1053613
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/2b13d06c9584b4eb773f1e80bbaedab9a1c344e1
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.11.7
External Source: BID
Name: 64953
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-2128-1
External Source: XF
Name: linux-kernel-cve20141445-info-disc(90444)
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20140115 Re: CVE request: assorted kernel infoleak security fixes
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=2b13d06c9584b4eb773f1e80bbaedab9a1c344e1
Type: Patch Information

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)