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CVE-2013-2164

Impact: Low
Public: 2013-06-06
Bugzilla: 973100: CVE-2013-2164 Kernel: information leak in cdrom driver

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The mmc_ioctl_cdrom_read_data function in drivers/cdrom/cdrom.c in the Linux kernel through 3.10 allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a read operation on a malfunctioning CD-ROM drive.

Find out more about CVE-2013-2164 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue affects the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2. Future kernel
updates for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 may
address this issue.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 1
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: High
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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (kernel) RHSA-2013:1645 November 20, 2013

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