Upstream information

CVE-2010-4079 at MITRE

Description

The ivtvfb_ioctl function in drivers/media/video/ivtv/ivtvfb.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36-rc8 does not properly initialize a certain structure member, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via an FBIOGET_VBLANK ioctl call.

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 1.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 642313 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 GA kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 GA kernel-source Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP AIO 11 SP1 kernel-source Released