CVE-2013-0160

NameCVE-2013-0160
DescriptionThe Linux kernel through 3.7.9 allows local users to obtain sensitive information about keystroke timing by using the inotify API on the /dev/ptmx device.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2669-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian/oldstablepackage linux-2.6 is vulnerable; however, the security impact is unimportant.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.65-1fixed
wheezy (security)3.2.68-1+deb7u1fixed
jessie3.16.7-ckt9-2fixed
jessie (security)3.16.7-ckt9-3~deb8u1fixed
sid3.16.7-ckt9-3fixed
linux-2.6 (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze2.6.32-48squeeze6vulnerable
squeeze (lts)2.6.32-48squeeze11vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.8.12-1unimportant
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.41-2+deb7u2lowDSA-2669-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

Minor information leak, rather a missing hardening feature than a security vulnerability.

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