Public Date:
971242: CVE-2013-2147 Kernel: cpqarray/cciss: information leak via ioctl

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The HP Smart Array controller disk-array driver and Compaq SMART2 controller disk-array driver in the Linux kernel through 3.9.4 do not initialize certain data structures, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via (1) a crafted IDAGETPCIINFO command for a /dev/ida device, related to the ida_locked_ioctl function in drivers/block/cpqarray.c or (2) a crafted CCISS_PASSTHRU32 command for a /dev/cciss device, related to the cciss_ioctl32_passthru function in drivers/block/cciss.c.

Find out more about CVE-2013-2147 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 1.7
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication Single
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 5 (kernel) RHSA-2013:1166 2013-08-20
MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (kernel-rt) RHSA-2013:1264 2013-09-16

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 kernel Not affected