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CVE-2011-2210 Detail

Current Description

The osf_getsysinfo function in arch/alpha/kernel/osf_sys.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39.4 on the Alpha platform does not properly restrict the data size for GSI_GET_HWRPB operations, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a crafted call.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.39.4
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=21c5977a836e399fc710ff2c5367845ed5c2527f Patch
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/06/15/7
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/21c5977a836e399fc710ff2c5367845ed5c2527f Exploit Patch

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.39:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.39:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.39:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.39:rc3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.39:rc4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.39:rc5:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.39:rc6:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.39:rc7:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.39.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.39.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.6.39.3


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-2210
NVD Published Date:
06/13/2012
NVD Last Modified:
06/13/2012