Upstream information

CVE-2004-0685 at MITRE

Description

Certain USB drivers in the Linux 2.4 kernel use the copy_to_user function on uninitialized structures, which could allow local users to obtain sensitive information by reading memory that was not cleared from previous usage.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 62595 [RESOLVED]

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