CVE Database

CVE-2013-1928

Impact: Low
Public: 2012-10-25
Bugzilla: 949567: CVE-2013-1928 Kernel: information leak in fs/compat_ioctl.c VIDEO_SET_SPU_PALETTE

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The do_video_set_spu_palette function in fs/compat_ioctl.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6.5 on unspecified architectures lacks a certain error check, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted VIDEO_SET_SPU_PALETTE ioctl call on a /dev/dvb device.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1928 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue does not affect the versions of the kernel package as shipped with
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.
This issue affects the version of Linux kernel as shipped with
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. Future kernel updates for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
may address this issue.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 1.7
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Single Instance
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (kernel) RHSA-2013:1645 November 20, 2013

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