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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-2147

The HP Smart Array controller disk-array driver and Compaq SMART2 controller disk-array driver in the Linux kernel through 3.9.4 do not initialize certain data structures, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via (1) a crafted IDAGETPCIINFO command for a /dev/ida device, related to the ida_locked_ioctl function in drivers/block/cpqarray.c or (2) a crafted CCISS_PASSTHRU32 command for a /dev/cciss device, related to the cciss_ioctl32_passthru function in drivers/block/cciss.c.
Publish Date : 2013-06-07 Last Update Date : 2014-01-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2906-1 linux-2.6 - several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24412 unix
ELSA-2013:1166: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23361 unix
RHSA-2013:1166: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21146 unix
RHSA-2013:1166: kernel security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20131166 unix
USN-2017-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19069 unix
VMware ESX updates to third party libraries oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24081 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-2013-2147

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.9 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.9 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.9 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.9 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.9 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.9 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.9 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.9.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 12

- References For CVE-2013-2147 CONFIRM
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20130603 [patch] cciss: info leak in cciss_ioctl32_passthru()
MLIST [linux-kernel] 20130603 [patch] cpqarray: info leak in ida_locked_ioctl()
MLIST [oss-security] 20130605 Re: CVE request: kernel: cpqarray/c: info leak in ida_locked_ioctl()
REDHAT RHSA-2013:1166

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-2147

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

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