Ubuntu

CVE-2012-6538

Reported by John Johansen on 2013-03-18
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
linux (Ubuntu)
Low
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Lucid
Low
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Precise
Low
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Quantal
Low
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Raring
Low
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Saucy
Low
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linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu)
Low
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Lucid
Low
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Precise
Low
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Quantal
Low
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Raring
Low
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Saucy
Low
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linux-ec2 (Ubuntu)
Low
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Lucid
Low
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Precise
Low
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Quantal
Low
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Raring
Low
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Saucy
Low
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linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu)
Low
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Lucid
Low
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Precise
Low
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Quantal
Low
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Raring
Low
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Saucy
Low
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linux-lts-backport-maverick (Ubuntu)
Low
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Lucid
Low
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Precise
Low
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Quantal
Low
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Raring
Low
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Saucy
Low
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linux-lts-backport-natty (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Lucid
Undecided
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Precise
Undecided
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Quantal
Undecided
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Raring
Undecided
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Saucy
Undecided
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linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu)
Low
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Lucid
Low
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Precise
Low
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Quantal
Low
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Raring
Low
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Saucy
Low
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linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu)
Low
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Lucid
Low
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Precise
Low
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Quantal
Low
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Raring
Low
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Saucy
Low
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linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu)
Low
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Lucid
Low
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Precise
Low
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Quantal
Low
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Raring
Low
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Saucy
Low
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linux-mvl-dove (Ubuntu)
Low
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Lucid
Low
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Precise
Low
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Quantal
Low
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Raring
Low
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Saucy
Low
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linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu)
Low
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Lucid
Low
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Precise
Low
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Quantal
Low
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Raring
Low
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Saucy
Low
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Bug Description

The copy_to_user_auth function in net/xfrm/xfrm_user.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6 uses an incorrect C library function for copying a string, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability.

Break-Fix: 4447bb33f09444920a8f1d89e1540137429351b6 4c87308bdea31a7b4828a51f6156e6f721a1fcc9

CVE References

John Johansen (jjohansen) wrote :

CVE-2012-6538

tags: added: kernel-cve-tracking-bug
information type: Public → Public Security
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Fix Released
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Raring):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Hardy):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Quantal):
status: New → Fix Released
Changed in linux-ec2 (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-ec2 (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-ec2 (Ubuntu Raring):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-ec2 (Ubuntu Hardy):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-ec2 (Ubuntu Quantal):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Raring):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Hardy):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Quantal):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Raring):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Hardy):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Quantal):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-mvl-dove (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-mvl-dove (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-mvl-dove (Ubuntu Raring):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-mvl-dove (Ubuntu Hardy):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-mvl-dove (Ubuntu Quantal):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-backport-maverick (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-backport-maverick (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-backport-maverick (Ubuntu Raring):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-backport-maverick (Ubuntu Hardy):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-backport-maverick (Ubuntu Quantal):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Raring):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Quantal):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Raring):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Hardy):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Quantal):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu Raring):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu Hardy):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu Quantal):
status: New → Invalid
description: updated
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Oneiric):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Lucid):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Raring):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Hardy):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Quantal):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-ec2 (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-ec2 (Ubuntu Oneiric):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-ec2 (Ubuntu Lucid):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-ec2 (Ubuntu Raring):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-ec2 (Ubuntu Hardy):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-ec2 (Ubuntu Quantal):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Oneiric):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Lucid):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Raring):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Hardy):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Quantal):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Oneiric):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Lucid):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Raring):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Hardy):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Quantal):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-mvl-dove (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-mvl-dove (Ubuntu Oneiric):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-mvl-dove (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-mvl-dove (Ubuntu Raring):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-mvl-dove (Ubuntu Hardy):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-mvl-dove (Ubuntu Quantal):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-backport-maverick (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-backport-maverick (Ubuntu Oneiric):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-backport-maverick (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-backport-maverick (Ubuntu Raring):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-backport-maverick (Ubuntu Hardy):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-backport-maverick (Ubuntu Quantal):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Oneiric):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Lucid):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Raring):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Hardy):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Quantal):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Oneiric):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Lucid):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Raring):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Hardy):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Quantal):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu Precise):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu Oneiric):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu Raring):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu Hardy):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu Quantal):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Precise):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Quantal):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Precise):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
description: updated
Changed in linux-ec2 (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux (Ubuntu Hardy):
status: New → Invalid
description: updated
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Quantal):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Raring):
status: Fix Committed → Invalid
no longer affects: linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Hardy)
no longer affects: linux-armadaxp (Ubuntu Oneiric)
no longer affects: linux-ec2 (Ubuntu Hardy)
no longer affects: linux-ec2 (Ubuntu Oneiric)
no longer affects: linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Hardy)
no longer affects: linux-lts-backport-oneiric (Ubuntu Oneiric)
no longer affects: linux-lts-backport-natty (Ubuntu Hardy)
no longer affects: linux-lts-backport-natty (Ubuntu Oneiric)
no longer affects: linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Hardy)
no longer affects: linux-lts-quantal (Ubuntu Oneiric)
no longer affects: linux-mvl-dove (Ubuntu Hardy)
no longer affects: linux-mvl-dove (Ubuntu Oneiric)
no longer affects: linux-lts-backport-maverick (Ubuntu Hardy)
no longer affects: linux-lts-backport-maverick (Ubuntu Oneiric)
no longer affects: linux (Ubuntu Hardy)
no longer affects: linux (Ubuntu Oneiric)
no longer affects: linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu Hardy)
no longer affects: linux-fsl-imx51 (Ubuntu Oneiric)
no longer affects: linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Hardy)
no longer affects: linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Oneiric)
no longer affects: linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu Hardy)
no longer affects: linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu Oneiric)
Changed in linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu Saucy):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu Quantal):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-raring (Ubuntu Raring):
status: New → Invalid
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in linux-lts-backport-natty (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: New → Won't Fix
Changed in linux-lts-backport-natty (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-backport-natty (Ubuntu Quantal):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-backport-natty (Ubuntu Raring):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-lts-backport-natty (Ubuntu Saucy):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in linux-ti-omap4 (Ubuntu Raring):
status: Fix Committed → Won't Fix
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