CVE-2009-3612

NameCVE-2009-3612
DescriptionThe tcf_fill_node function in net/sched/cls_api.c in the netlink subsystem in the Linux kernel 2.6.x before 2.6.32-rc5, and 2.4.37.6 and earlier, does not initialize a certain tcm__pad2 structure member, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via unspecified vectors. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2005-4881.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1927-1, DSA-1928-1, DSA-1929-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.31-2low
linux-2.6sourceetch2.6.18.dfsg.1-26etch1mediumDSA-1929-1
linux-2.6sourcelenny2.6.26-19lenny2mediumDSA-1927-1
linux-2.6.24source(unstable)(unfixed)low
linux-2.6.24sourceetch2.6.24-6~etchnhalf.9etch1mediumDSA-1928-1

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