CVE-2015-7885

NameCVE-2015-7885
DescriptionThe dgnc_mgmt_ioctl function in drivers/staging/dgnc/dgnc_mgmt.c in the Linux kernel through 4.3.3 does not initialize a certain structure member, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a crafted application.
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 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)3.2.96-3fixed
jessie3.16.51-2vulnerable
jessie (security)3.16.51-3+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch4.9.82-1+deb9u3fixed
buster4.15.11-1fixed
sid4.15.17-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)4.4.2-1unimportant
linuxsourcewheezy(not affected)
linux-2.6source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

dgnc driver not built
[wheezy] - linux <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
- linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit?id=4b6184336ebb5c8dc1eae7f7ab46ee608a748b05

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