CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2011-2495

Published: Jun 13, 2012 | Modified: Dec 31, 2013
CVSS 3.x
N/A
Source:
NVD
CVSS 2.x
2.1 LOW
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
RedHat/V2
2.1 LOW
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

fs/proc/base.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39.4 does not properly restrict access to /proc/#####/io files, which allows local users to obtain sensitive I/O statistics by polling a file, as demonstrated by discovering the length of another user’s password.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Linux_kernel Linux 2.6.39 2.6.39
Linux_kernel Linux 2.6.39 2.6.39
Linux_kernel Linux 2.6.39 2.6.39
Linux_kernel Linux 2.6.39 2.6.39
Linux_kernel Linux 2.6.39 2.6.39
Linux_kernel Linux 2.6.39 2.6.39
Linux_kernel Linux 2.6.39 2.6.39
Linux_kernel Linux 2.6.39 2.6.39
Linux_kernel Linux 2.6.39.1 2.6.39.1
Linux_kernel Linux 2.6.39.2 2.6.39.2
Linux_kernel Linux * 2.6.39.3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 RedHat kernel-0:2.6.18-274.3.1.el5 *
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6 EUS - Server Only RedHat kernel-0:2.6.18-238.31.1.el5 *
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 RedHat kernel-0:2.6.32-131.12.1.el6 *
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 RedHat kernel-rt-0:2.6.33.9-rt31.75.el6rt *
Linux Ubuntu hardy *
Linux Ubuntu lucid *
Linux Ubuntu maverick *
Linux Ubuntu natty *
Linux Ubuntu upstream *
Linux-ec2 Ubuntu lucid *
Linux-ec2 Ubuntu maverick *
Linux-ec2 Ubuntu upstream *
Linux-fsl-imx51 Ubuntu lucid *
Linux-fsl-imx51 Ubuntu upstream *
Linux-lts-backport-maverick Ubuntu lucid *
Linux-lts-backport-maverick Ubuntu upstream *
Linux-lts-backport-natty Ubuntu lucid *
Linux-lts-backport-natty Ubuntu upstream *
Linux-lts-backport-oneiric Ubuntu upstream *
Linux-mvl-dove Ubuntu lucid *
Linux-mvl-dove Ubuntu maverick *
Linux-mvl-dove Ubuntu upstream *
Linux-ti-omap4 Ubuntu maverick *
Linux-ti-omap4 Ubuntu natty *
Linux-ti-omap4 Ubuntu upstream *

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