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CVE-2010-3296

Impact: Low
Public: 2010-09-11
Bugzilla: 633149: CVE-2010-3296 kernel: drivers/net/cxgb3/cxgb3_main.c reading uninitialized stack memory
IAVA: 2011-A-0147

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The cxgb_extension_ioctl function in drivers/net/cxgb3/cxgb3_main.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36-rc5 does not properly initialize a certain structure member, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a CHELSIO_GET_QSET_NUM ioctl call.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3296 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 1.9
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
MRG Grid for RHEL 5 Server (kernel-rt) RHSA-2010:0771 October 14, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kernel) RHSA-2011:0017 January 13, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (kernel) RHSA-2011:0421 April 08, 2011

External References

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Dan Rosenberg for reporting this issue.

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