CVE-2012-6538

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Source
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-6538
Import Source
https://storage.googleapis.com/cve-osv-conversion/osv-output/CVE-2012-6538.json
JSON Data
https://api.osv.dev/v1/vulns/CVE-2012-6538
Published
2013-03-15T20:55:07Z
Modified
2024-06-30T12:01:22Z
Summary
[none]
Details

The copytouserauth function in net/xfrm/xfrmuser.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6 uses an incorrect C library function for copying a string, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory by leveraging the CAPNETADMIN capability.

References

Affected packages

Debian:11 / linux

Package

Name
linux
Purl
pkg:deb/debian/linux?arch=source

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
3.2.32-1

Ecosystem specific

{
    "urgency": "low"
}

Debian:12 / linux

Package

Name
linux
Purl
pkg:deb/debian/linux?arch=source

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
3.2.32-1

Ecosystem specific

{
    "urgency": "low"
}

Debian:13 / linux

Package

Name
linux
Purl
pkg:deb/debian/linux?arch=source

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
3.2.32-1

Ecosystem specific

{
    "urgency": "low"
}