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CVE-2015-7885 Detail

Description

The dgnc_mgmt_ioctl function in drivers/staging/dgnc/dgnc_mgmt.c in the Linux kernel through 4.3.3 does not initialize a certain structure member, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a crafted application.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/28/2015

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.3 LOW
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
Exploitability Score: 0.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): High
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): Low
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None

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=4b6184336ebb5c8dc1eae7f7ab46ee608a748b05
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/10/21/8
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77317
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034896
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2841-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2841-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2842-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2842-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2843-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2843-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2843-3
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2844-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1274728
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/4b6184336ebb5c8dc1eae7f7ab46ee608a748b05

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Change History

5 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-7885
NVD Published Date:
12/28/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2016