CVE-2010-4074 Detail

Current Description

The USB subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36-rc5 does not properly initialize certain structure members, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via vectors related to TIOCGICOUNT ioctl calls, and the (1) mos7720_ioctl function in drivers/usb/serial/mos7720.c and (2) mos7840_ioctl function in drivers/usb/serial/mos7840.c.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=a0846f1868b11cd827bdfeaf4527d8b1b1c0b098 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://lkml.org/lkml/2010/9/15/392 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2126 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/v2.6.36/ChangeLog-2.6.36-rc5 Broken Link 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/09/25/2 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/06/6 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/07/1 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/25/3 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0958.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0007.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45074 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=648659 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-4074
NVD Published Date:
11/29/2010
NVD Last Modified:
08/10/2020
Source:
MITRE