CVE-2013-4515

NameCVE-2013-4515
DescriptionThe bcm_char_ioctl function in drivers/staging/bcm/Bcmchar.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12 does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via an IOCTL_BCM_GET_DEVICE_DRIVER_INFO ioctl call.
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)
NVD severitymedium (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)3.16.57-2fixed
stretch4.9.110-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.88-1+deb9u1fixed
buster4.16.16-2fixed
sid4.17.6-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.12-1unimportant
linux-2.6source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

bcm driver not built
- linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Affected code not present yet)
https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=8d1e72250c847fa96498ec029891de4dc638a5ba
Not enabled in Debian kernels; staging drivers are not supported

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