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CVE-2010-4525

Impact: Low
Public: 2011-01-05
Bugzilla: 665470: CVE-2010-4525 kvm: x86: zero kvm_vcpu_events->interrupt.pad infoleak

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Linux kernel 2.6.33 and 2.6.34.y does not initialize the kvm_vcpu_events->interrupt.pad structure member, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via unspecified vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2010-4525 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
RHEL Virtualization version 5 (kvm) RHSA-2011:0028 January 13, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (kernel) RHSA-2011:0007 January 11, 2011

External References

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Stephan Mueller of atsec information security for reporting this issue.

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