CVE-2014-1739

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2014-04-30
Bugzilla:
1109774: CVE-2014-1739 Kernel: drivers: media: an information leakage
An information leak flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel handled media device enumerate entities IOCTL requests. A local user able to access the /dev/media0 device file could use this flaw to leak kernel memory bytes.

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Statement

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

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 1.7
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication Single
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 7 (kernel) RHSA-2014:1971 2014-12-09

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
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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