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CVE-2013-2148

Published: 07 June 2013

The fill_event_metadata function in fs/notify/fanotify/fanotify_user.c in the Linux kernel through 3.9.4 does not initialize a certain structure member, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a read operation on the fanotify descriptor.

From the Ubuntu security team

An information leak was discovered in the Linux kernel's fanotify interface. A local user could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.11~rc1)
Patches:
Introduced by 62731fa0c893515dc6cbc3e0a2879a92793c735f
Fixed by de1e0c40aceb9d5bff09c3a3b97b2f1b178af53f
linux-armadaxp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
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This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
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linux-ec2
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linux-fsl-imx51
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linux-goldfish
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