kernel/taskstats.c in the Linux kernel before 3.1 allows local users to obtain sensitive I/O statistics by sending taskstats commands to a netlink socket, as demonstrated by discovering the length of another user's password.
Published 2012-06-13 10:24:56
Updated 2023-02-13 00:18:03
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Information leak

Threat overview for CVE-2011-2494

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2011-2494
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 49152
IPs affected by CVE-2011-2494 138,677
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2011-2494

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2011-2494

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
2.1
LOW AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
3.9
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2011-2494

Products affected by CVE-2011-2494

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