CVE-2012-4530 Detail

Current Description

The load_script function in fs/binfmt_script.c in the Linux kernel before 3.7.2 does not properly handle recursion, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted application.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=b66c5984017533316fd1951770302649baf1aa33
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-04/msg00018.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0223.html
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.7.2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/10/19/3
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=868285
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/b66c5984017533316fd1951770302649baf1aa33

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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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-4530
NVD Published Date:
02/17/2013
NVD Last Modified:
06/04/2013
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.