Disclosures in the Linux kernel

Posted: October 12, 2012 in Vulnerabilities
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Linux Kernel VulnerabilityVulnerability: Disclosures in the Linux kernel

Danger: Low
Number of vulnerabilities: 1
CVE ID: CVE-2012-0957
Impact: Disclosure of system information
Affected products: Linux Kernel 3.2.x, Linux Kernel 3.5.x
Affected versions: Linux kernel 3.2.x, 3.5.x

Description:

The vulnerability could allow a local user to gain access to sensitive data on the system.

An error in the function uname (). A local user can gain access to the memory stack with UNAME26 domain.

Manufacturer URL: www.kernel.org

Solution: The way to eliminate the vulnerability does not exist at present.

links:

https://lkml.org/lkml/2012/10/9/550

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