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CVE ID:CVE-2010-2942
Description:The actions implementation in the network queueing functionality in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36-rc2 does not properly initialize certain structure members when performing dump operations, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory via vectors related to (1) the tcf_gact_dump function in net/sched/act_gact.c, (2) the tcf_mirred_dump function in net/sched/act_mirred.c, (3) the tcf_nat_dump function in net/sched/act_nat.c, (4) the tcf_simp_dump function in net/sched/act_simple.c, and (5) the tcf_skbedit_dump function in net/sched/act_skbedit.c.
Test IDs: None available
Cross References: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-2942
BugTraq ID: 42529
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/42529
Bugtraq: 20111013 VMSA-2011-0012 VMware ESXi and ESX updates to third party libraries and ESX Service Console (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/520102/100/0/threaded
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/08/18/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2010/08/19/4
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2010:0723
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0723.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2010:0771
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0771.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2010:0779
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2010-0779.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/41512
http://secunia.com/advisories/46397
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:040 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-09/msg00004.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:041 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-09/msg00005.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:054 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-11/msg00000.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2010:060 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2010-12/msg00004.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2011:007 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2011-02/msg00000.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1000-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2430
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0298




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