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CVE-2013-2636

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

Details

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 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 Instance
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: None

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