CVE-2011-4916

NameCVE-2011-4916
DescriptionLinux kernel through 3.1 allows local users to obtain sensitive keystroke information via access to /dev/pts/ and /dev/tty*.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)buster4.19.235-1vulnerable
buster (security)4.19.249-2vulnerable
bullseye5.10.127-1vulnerable
bullseye (security)5.10.136-1vulnerable
bookworm, sid5.18.16-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/11/7/355
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/12/28/3
Minor info leak, unlikely to be fixed upstream

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