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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-1446

The yam_ioctl function in drivers/net/hamradio/yam.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.8 does not initialize a certain structure member, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability for an SIOCYAMGCFG ioctl call.
Publish Date : 2014-01-18 Last Update Date : 2017-08-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Obtain Information
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2906-1 linux-2.6 - several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24412 unix
SUSE-OU-2014:0907-1 -- Optional update for Linux kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26250 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0287-1 -- Security update for Linux kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24665 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0536-1 -- Security update for Linux kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24982 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0696-1 -- Security update for Linux kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25408 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0832-1 -- Security update for Linux Kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26156 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0910-1 -- Security update for Linux kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26192 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0911-1 -- Security update for Linux kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25414 unix
SUSE-SU-2014:0912-1 -- Security update for Linux kernel oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25325 unix
USN-2117-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23441 unix
USN-2128-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24325 unix
USN-2134-1 -- linux-ti-omap4 vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24102 unix
USN-2135-1 -- linux-lts-quantal vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24074 unix
USN-2138-1 -- linux vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24316 unix
USN-2139-1 -- linux-ti-omap4 vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24394 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-1446

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Linux Linux Kernel * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.12 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.12.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.12.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.12.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.12.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.12.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Linux Linux Kernel 3.12.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Linux Linux Kernel 8

- References For CVE-2014-1446
BID 64954 Linux Kernel 'hamradio/yam.c' Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2014-07-21
FEDORA FEDORA-2014-1062 CONFIRM;a=commit;h=8e3fbf870481eb53b2d3a322d1fc395ad8b367ed CONFIRM CONFIRM
XF linux-kernel-cve20141446-info-disc(90445)
MLIST [oss-security] 20140115 Re: CVE request: assorted kernel infoleak security fixes CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-1446

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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