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; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2669-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)jessie3.16.56-1+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)3.16.59-1fixed
stretch4.9.130-2fixed
stretch (security)4.9.110-3+deb9u6fixed
buster, sid4.18.20-2fixed

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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