CVE-2012-6545

Published: 07 March 2013

The Bluetooth RFCOMM implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not properly initialize certain structures, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a crafted application.

From the Ubuntu security team

Mathias Krause discovered information leaks in the Linux kernel's Bluetooth RFCOMM protocol implementation. A local user could exploit these flaws to examine parts of kernel memory.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.6~rc3)
Patches:
Introduced by 1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2
Fixed by 9344a972961d1a6d2c04d9008b13617bcb6ec2ef
Introduced by 1da177e4c3f41524e886b7f1b8a0c1fc7321cac2
Fixed by f9432c5ec8b1e9a09b9b0e5569e3c73db8de432a
Introduced by 8f360119243c214eb5c5549c61981d51a276154a
Fixed by 9ad2de43f1aee7e7274a4e0d41465489299e344b
linux-armadaxp
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linux-ec2
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