Upstream information

CVE-2013-2239 at MITRE

Description

vzkernel before 042stab080.2 in the OpenVZ modification for the Linux kernel 2.6.32 does not initialize certain length variables, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via (1) a crafted ploop driver ioctl call, related to the ploop_getdevice_ioc function in drivers/block/ploop/dev.c, or (2) a crafted quotactl system call, related to the compat_quotactl function in fs/quota/quota.c.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.7
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This issue only affects the OpenVZ kernel patch. SUSE is not including the OpenVZ kernel patches in their products, so we are not affected by this problem.

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