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Vulnerability of Linux kernel: information disclosure via mlx4_en_get_module_eeprom

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

A local attacker can read a memory fragment via mlx4_en_get_module_eeprom() of the Linux kernel, in order to obtain sensitive information.
Vulnerable products: Linux.
Severity of this weakness: 1/4.
Creation date: 16/09/2020.
Références of this bulletin: 960702, CVE-2020-14304, VIGILANCE-VUL-33330.

Description of the vulnerability 

A local attacker can read a memory fragment via mlx4_en_get_module_eeprom() of the Linux kernel, in order to obtain sensitive information.
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This cybersecurity threat impacts software or systems such as Linux.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer threat note is low.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security threat.

Solutions for this threat 

Linux kernel: patch for mlx4_en_get_module_eeprom.
A patch is indicated in information sources.
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