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CVE-2010-3477

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2010-09-01
Bugzilla: 636386: CVE-2010-3477 kernel: net/sched/act_police.c infoleak
IAVA: 2011-A-0147

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The tcf_act_police_dump function in net/sched/act_police.c in the actions implementation in the network queueing functionality in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36-rc4 does not properly initialize certain structure members, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory via vectors involving a dump operation. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2010-2942.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3477 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 2.1
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Low
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-2011:0330 March 10, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (kernel) RHSA-2010:0779 October 19, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kernel) RHSA-2010:0839 November 10, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (kernel) RHSA-2011:0007 January 11, 2011

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