CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2013-10-16
Bugzilla: 1053613: CVE-2014-1445 Kernel: wanxl: information leak in ioctl


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The wanxl_ioctl function in drivers/net/wan/wanxl.c in the Linux kernel before 3.11.7 does not properly initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via an ioctl call.

Find out more about CVE-2014-1445 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.


This issue does not affect the versions 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: 2.1
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: None

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