The rd_build_device_space function in drivers/target/target_core_rd.c in the Linux kernel before 3.14 does not properly initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from ramdisk_mcp memory by leveraging access to a SCSI initiator.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Local network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools
By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because
they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites
being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose.
NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further,
NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about
this page to firstname.lastname@example.org.
[oss-security] 20140611 Re: CVE request: Linux kernel / target information leak
[target-devel] 20140616 [PATCH] target: Explicitly clear ramdisk_mcp backend pages