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CVE-2013-2634

net/dcb/dcbnl.c in the Linux kernel before 3.8.4 does not initialize certain structures, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted application.

Details Source

Mitre

Statement

This issue does not affect the version of the kernel package as shipped with
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

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

Public Date

2013-03-09 00:00:00

Impact

Low

Bugzilla

CVE-2013-2634 kernel: Information leak in the Data Center Bridging (DCB) component

Bugzilla ID

924 689

CVSS Status

verified

Base Score

1.90

Base Metrics

AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (kernel) RHSA-2013:1051 2013-07-16
MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (kernel-rt) RHSA-2013:0829 2013-05-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 3.0 (kernel) RHSA-2013:1080 2013-07-16

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 realtime-kernel Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Not affected