CVE Reference: CVE-2010-4074

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CVE-2010-4074

Description:
The USB subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36-rc5 does not properly initialize certain structure members, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via vectors related to TIOCGICOUNT ioctl calls, and the (1) mos7720_ioctl function in drivers/usb/serial/mos7720.c and (2) mos7840_ioctl function in drivers/usb/serial/mos7840.c.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA42890

REDHAT
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0958.html
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0007.html

MLIST
  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/06/6
  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/25/3
  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/10/07/1
  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/09/25/2
  http://lkml.org/lkml/2010/9/15/392

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2126

CONFIRM
  http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/v2.6.36/ChangeLog-2.6.36-rc5
  http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=a0846f1868b11cd827bdfeaf4527d8b1b1c0b098

BID
  45074


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