CVE-2011-2707 Detail

Current Description

The ptrace_setxregs function in arch/xtensa/kernel/ptrace.c in the Linux kernel before 3.1 does not validate user-space pointers, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory locations via a crafted PTRACE_SETXTREGS request.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.0 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=0d0138ebe24b94065580bd2601f8bb7eb6152f56 Mailing List  Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.1 Mailing List  Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/07/20/18 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/0d0138ebe24b94065580bd2601f8bb7eb6152f56 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-2011-2707
NVD Published Date:
05/24/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/06/2020
Source:
MITRE