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CVE-2015-5697 Detail

Current Description

The get_bitmap_file function in drivers/md/md.c in the Linux kernel before 4.1.6 does not initialize a certain bitmap data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a GET_BITMAP_FILE ioctl call.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=b6878d9e03043695dbf3fa1caa6dfc09db225b16
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-August/163661.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-August/163711.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-August/164137.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-August/164193.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-10/msg00009.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3329
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.1.6
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/07/28/2
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76066
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033211
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2731-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2732-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2748-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2749-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2751-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2752-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2777-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1249011
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/b6878d9e03043695dbf3fa1caa6dfc09db225b16

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
4.1.5


Change History

8 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5697
NVD Published Date:
08/31/2015
NVD Last Modified:
09/20/2017