CVE-2012-6542

2013-03-15T16:55:07
ID CVE-2012-6542
Type cve
Reporter NVD
Modified 2014-01-03T23:43:33

Description

The llc_ui_getname function in net/llc/af_llc.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6 has an incorrect return value in certain circumstances, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted application that leverages an uninitialized pointer argument.