CVE-2013-4515 Detail

Current Description

The bcm_char_ioctl function in drivers/staging/bcm/Bcmchar.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12 does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via an IOCTL_BCM_GET_DEVICE_DRIVER_INFO ioctl call.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=8d1e72250c847fa96498ec029891de4dc638a5ba Patch 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-02/msg00002.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-02/msg00045.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/11/04/22
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2066-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2067-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2068-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2069-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2070-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2071-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2072-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2073-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2074-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2075-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2076-1
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/8d1e72250c847fa96498ec029891de4dc638a5ba Patch 
https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/patch-3.12.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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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-4515
NVD Published Date:
11/12/2013
NVD Last Modified:
03/05/2014
Source:
MITRE