Descriptionvzkernel before 042stab080.2 in the OpenVZ modification for the Linux kernel 2.6.32 does not initialize certain length variables, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via (1) a crafted ploop driver ioctl call, related to the ploop_getdevice_ioc function in drivers/block/ploop/dev.c, or (2) a crafted quotactl system call, related to the compat_quotactl function in fs/quota/quota.c.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
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)wheezy3.2.68-1+deb7u3fixed
wheezy (security)3.2.68-1+deb7u6fixed
jessie (security)3.16.7-ckt11-1+deb8u6fixed
stretch, sid4.2.6-1fixed
linux-2.6 (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)2.6.32-48squeeze6fixed
squeeze (lts)2.6.32-48squeeze16fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)(not affected)


- linux <not-affected> (openvz flavour no longer included after Squeeze)

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