CVE-2010-4072

Summary

The copy_shmid_to_user function in ipc/shm.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37-rc1 does not initialize a certain structure, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via vectors related to the shmctl system call and the "old shm interface."

Technical Details

CVSSv2 Score:

1.9

CWE ID:

CWE-200

Published Date:

Monday 29th of November 2010

Modified Date:

Wednesday 10th of October 2018

CVSSv2 Score:
  • Access Vector: Local
  • Access Complexity: Medium
  • Authentication Required: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: None
  • Availability Impact: None
Common Platform Enumeration (CPE) Affected: Common Platform Enumeration (CPE) List:

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