CVE-2015-5697

NameCVE-2015-5697
DescriptionThe get_bitmap_file function in drivers/md/md.c in the Linux kernel before 4.1.6 does not initialize a certain bitmap data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a GET_BITMAP_FILE ioctl call.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-310-1, DSA-3329-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)wheezy3.2.78-1fixed
wheezy (security)3.2.93-1fixed
jessie3.16.43-2+deb8u2fixed
jessie (security)3.16.43-2+deb8u5fixed
stretch4.9.51-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.30-2+deb9u5fixed
buster, sid4.13.4-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.1.3-1low
linuxsourcejessie3.16.7-ckt11-1+deb8u3lowDSA-3329-1
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.68-1+deb7u3lowDSA-3329-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)low
linux-2.6sourcesqueeze2.6.32-48squeeze14lowDLA-310-1

Notes

https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=b6878d9e03043695dbf3fa1caa6dfc09db225b16 (v4.2-rc6)
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/07/28/2

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