#VU28156 Information disclosure


Published: 2020-05-21

Vulnerability identifier: #VU28156

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-11494

CWE-ID: CWE-200

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Linux kernel
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor: Linux Foundation

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to excessive data output by the application in "slc_bump" in "drivers/net/can/slcan.c" file. A local administrator can gain unauthorized access to sensitive information on the system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Linux kernel: 5.6 - 5.6.2


CPE

External links
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-04/msg00035.html
http://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/b9258a2cece4ec1f020715fe3554bc2e360f6264
http://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20200430-0004/
http://usn.ubuntu.com/4364-1/


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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