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CVE-2013-2898

Published: 16 September 2013

drivers/hid/hid-sensor-hub.c in the Human Interface Device (HID) subsystem in the Linux kernel through 3.11, when CONFIG_HID_SENSOR_HUB is enabled, allows physically proximate attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a crafted device.

From the Ubuntu security team

Kees Cook discovered an information leak in the Linux kernel's Human Interface Device (HID) subsystem when CONFIG_HID_SENSOR_HUB is enabled. A physically proximate attacker could obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory via a specially crafted device.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.12~rc1)
Patches:
Introduced by 401ca24fb34aee0cedf9c4fef361e533224f15a1
Fixed by 9e8910257397372633e74b333ef891f20c800ee4
linux-armadaxp
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This package is not directly supported by the Ubuntu Security Team
linux-aws
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linux-ec2
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linux-flo
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linux-fsl-imx51
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linux-gke
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linux-goldfish
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linux-grouper
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linux-hwe
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linux-hwe-edge
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linux-lts-vivid
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linux-lts-wily
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