Upstream information

CVE-2012-6543 at MITRE

Description

The l2tp_ip6_getname function in net/l2tp/l2tp_ip6.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not initialize a certain structure member, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted application.

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: 809896 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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