Public Date:
922404: CVE-2012-6545 Kernel: Bluetooth: RFCOMM - information leak

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The Bluetooth RFCOMM implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not properly initialize certain structures, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a crafted application.

Find out more about CVE-2012-6545 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


This issue does not affect the version of the kernel package as shipped with
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.

This issue affects the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. Future kernel
updates for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 may
address this issue.

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 6 (kernel) RHSA-2013:1645 2013-11-20
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel) RHSA-2013:1034 2013-07-10

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 realtime-kernel Not affected
Last Modified

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