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CVE-2010-4079

Published: 29 November 2010

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.

From the Ubuntu security team

Dan Rosenberg discovered that the ivtv V4L driver did not correctly initialize certian structures. A local attacker could exploit this to read kernel stack memory, leading to a loss of privacy.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

hardy
Released (2.6.24-28.85)
karmic
Released (2.6.31-22.73)
lucid
Released (2.6.32-28.52)
maverick
Released (2.6.35-26.45)
natty Not vulnerable
(2.6.37-2.9)
upstream
Released (2.6.36~rc8)
Patches:
upstream: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=405707985594169cfd0b1d97d29fcb4b4c6f2ac9
linux-ec2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

hardy Does not exist

karmic
Released (2.6.31-307.27)
lucid
Released (2.6.32-312.24)
maverick Ignored
(binary supplied by "linux" now)
natty Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.36~rc8)
linux-fsl-imx51
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

hardy Does not exist

karmic
Released (2.6.31-112.30)
lucid
Released (2.6.31-608.22)
maverick Does not exist

natty Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.36~rc8)
linux-lts-backport-maverick
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

hardy Does not exist

karmic Does not exist

lucid
Released (2.6.35-28.50~lucid1)
maverick Does not exist

natty Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.36~rc8)
linux-lts-backport-natty
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Does not exist

lucid Not vulnerable
(2.6.38-1.27~lucid1)
maverick Does not exist

natty Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.36~rc8)
linux-mvl-dove
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

hardy Does not exist

karmic Ignored
(abandonded branch)
lucid
Released (2.6.32-214.30)
maverick
Released (2.6.32-414.30)
natty Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.36~rc8)
linux-source-2.6.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Not vulnerable

hardy Does not exist

karmic Does not exist

lucid Does not exist

maverick Does not exist

natty Does not exist

upstream
Released (2.6.36~rc8)
linux-ti-omap4
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

hardy Does not exist

karmic Does not exist

lucid Does not exist

maverick
Released (2.6.35-903.22)
natty Not vulnerable
(2.6.38-1201.2)
upstream
Released (2.6.36~rc8)