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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-1160

The tpm_open function in drivers/char/tpm/tpm.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 does not initialize a certain buffer, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory via unspecified vectors.
Publish Date : 2012-06-21 Last Update Date : 2012-06-26
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low
2.1
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N 2011-03-14 2011-03-08
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2011-1160 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20111160 unix
DSA-2240-1 linux-2.6 -- privilege escalation/denial of service/information leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13013 unix
DSA-2264-1 linux-2.6 -- privilege escalation/denial of service/information leak oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12997 unix
ELSA-2011:1350: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23620 unix
ELSA-2011:1386: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23388 unix
RHSA-2011:1350: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21992 unix
RHSA-2011:1350: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20111350 unix
RHSA-2011:1386: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21885 unix
RHSA-2011:1386: kernel security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20111386 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2011-1160

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38 RC8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Linux Linux Kernel 2.6.38.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 17

- References For CVE-2011-1160

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/03/15/13
MLIST [oss-security] 20110315 Re: CVE requests - kernel: tpm infoleaks
http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.39 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=684671 CONFIRM
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/1309d7afbed112f0e8e90be9af975550caa0076b CONFIRM
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=1309d7afbed112f0e8e90be9af975550caa0076b CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-1160

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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