CVE-2011-1160

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Date: June 21, 2012

The tpm_open function in drivers/char/tpm/tpm.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 does not initialize a certain buffer, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel memory via unspecified vectors.

Language: C

Severity Score

Severity Score

Weakness Type (CWE)

Information Leak / Disclosure

CWE-200

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CVSS v2

Base Score:
Access Vector (AV): LOCAL
Access Complexity (AC): LOW
Authentication (AU): NONE
Confidentiality (C): PARTIAL
Integrity (I): NONE
Availability (A): NONE
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