Public Date:
681259: CVE-2011-1078 kernel: bt sco_conninfo infoleak

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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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 2011-05-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kernel) RHSA-2011:0833 2011-05-31
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (kernel) RHSA-2012:1156 2012-08-14

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 kernel Affected


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