net/xfrm/xfrm_user.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not verify that the actual Netlink message length is consistent with a certain header field, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability and providing a (1) new or (2) updated state.
Published 2013-03-15 20:55:05
Updated 2013-03-18 18:30:27
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Information leak

Threat overview for CVE-2012-6536

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2012-6536
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 49152
IPs affected by CVE-2012-6536 158,793
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-6536

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-2012-6536

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-2012-6536

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