DescriptionThe tcf_act_police_dump function in net/sched/act_police.c in the actions implementation in the network queueing functionality in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36-rc4 does not properly initialize certain structure members, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory via vectors involving a dump operation. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2010-2942.
Overall state of this security issue: Ignore
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
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Note from the SUSE Security TeamThe fix for this was already included in our fixes for CVE-2010-2942, so no further updates were necessary. Please refer to for more information. SUSE Bugzilla entry: 642324 [RESOLVED / FIXED] No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.
Status of this issue by product and package
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|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 GA||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 GA||kernel-source||Analysis|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2||kernel-source||Analysis|