CVE-2010-3477

Table of Contents

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2010-09-01
IAVA:
2011-A-0147
Bugzilla:
636386: CVE-2010-3477 kernel: net/sched/act_police.c infoleak

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The tcf_act_police_dump function in net/sched/act_police.c in the actions implementation in the network queueing functionality in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36-rc4 does not properly initialize certain structure members, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory via vectors involving a dump operation. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2010-2942.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3477 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel) RHSA-2010:0839 2010-11-10
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (kernel) RHSA-2011:0007 2011-01-11
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kernel) RHSA-2010:0779 2010-10-19
MRG Grid for RHEL 5 Server (kernel-rt) RHSA-2011:0330 2011-03-10
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