CVE-2012-6544 Detail

Current Description

The Bluetooth protocol stack in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not properly initialize certain structures, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted application that targets the (1) L2CAP or (2) HCI implementation.


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Evaluator Impact

Per https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-6544 "This issue affects the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. Future kernel updates for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 may address this issue."

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=3f68ba07b1da811bf383b4b701b129bfcb2e4988
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=792039c73cf176c8e39a6e8beef2c94ff46522ed
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=e15ca9a0ef9a86f0477530b0f44a725d67f889ee
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1173.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/03/05/13
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1805-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1808-1
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/3f68ba07b1da811bf383b4b701b129bfcb2e4988
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/792039c73cf176c8e39a6e8beef2c94ff46522ed
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/e15ca9a0ef9a86f0477530b0f44a725d67f889ee
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-2012-6544
NVD Published Date:
03/15/2013
NVD Last Modified:
04/22/2019
Source:
MITRE