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CVE-2013-2636

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2013-03-09
Bugzilla:
924693: CVE-2013-2636 kernel: Information leak in the Linux ethernet bridge component

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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

Find out more about CVE-2013-2636 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Not vulnerable.

This issue did not affect the version of the kernel package as shipped with
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 1.5
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 realtime-kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Not affected

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