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Overview

Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2011-1160
Last Modified 26 Jun 2012 12:00:00
Published 21 Jun 2012 07:55:02
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2011-1160

Summary

The tpm_open function in drivers/char/tpm/tpm.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 does not initialize a certain buffer, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory via unspecified vectors.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38.1

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38.2

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38.3

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38.4

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38.5

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38.6

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38.7

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.38.8


References

CONFIRM - https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/1309d7afbed112f0e8e90be9af975550caa0076b

CONFIRM - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=684671

MLIST - [oss-security] 20110315 Re: CVE requests - kernel: tpm infoleaks

CONFIRM - http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=1309d7afbed112f0e8e90be9af975550caa0076b

CONFIRM - http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.39

Related Patches

Novell SUSE 2011:4884 kernel security update for SLE 11 SP1 i586


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:56:34