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CVE-2013-2147

Impact: Low
Public: 2013-06-03
Bugzilla: 971242: CVE-2013-2147 Kernel: cpqarray/cciss: information leak via ioctl

Details

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 and NIST NVD.

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
MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (kernel-rt) RHSA-2013:1264 September 16, 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kernel) RHSA-2013:1166 August 20, 2013

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