CVE-2012-6541 Detail

Current Description

The ccid3_hc_tx_getsockopt function in net/dccp/ccids/ccid3.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not initialize a certain structure, 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=7b07f8eb75aa3097cdfd4f6eac3da49db787381d
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/03/05/13
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/7b07f8eb75aa3097cdfd4f6eac3da49db787381d
https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/patch-3.6.bz2 Patch 

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-2012-6541
NVD Published Date:
03/15/2013
NVD Last Modified:
03/18/2013
Source:
MITRE