CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2011-02-14
Bugzilla: 681259: CVE-2011-1078 kernel: bt sco_conninfo infoleak
IAVA: 2012-A-0020


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The sco_sock_getsockopt_old function in net/bluetooth/sco.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 does not initialize a certain structure, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via the SCO_CONNINFO option.

Find out more about CVE-2011-1078 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-2011:0500 May 10, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kernel) RHSA-2011:0833 May 31, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (kernel) RHSA-2012:1156 August 14, 2012

External References


Red Hat would like to thank Vasiliy Kulikov of Openwall for reporting this issue.

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