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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-4525

Original release date: 01/10/2011
Last revised: 03/19/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Linux kernel 2.6.33 and 2.6.34.y does not initialize the kvm_vcpu_events->interrupt.pad structure member, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via unspecified vectors.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 1.9 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:0028
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2010-4525
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:0007
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110105 Re: CVE-2010-4525 kvm: x86: zero kvm_vcpu_events->interrupt.pad infoleak
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0123
External Source: XF
Name: kernel-kvmvcpueventsinterrupt-info-disc(64519)
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 70377
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110106 Re: CVE-2010-4525 kvm: x86: zero kvm_vcpu_events->interrupt.pad infoleak
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110105 CVE-2010-4525 kvm: x86: zero kvm_vcpu_events->interrupt.pad infoleak
External Source: BID
Name: 45676
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 42890

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)