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Date: Mon, 1 Jul 2013 17:10:00 +0200
From: Marcus Meissner <>
To: OSS Security List <>
Subject: CVE Request: information leak in AF_KEY notify messages


found in the mainline kernel git:

commit a5cc68f3d63306d0d288f31edfc2ae6ef8ecd887
Author: Mathias Krause <>
Date:   Wed Jun 26 23:52:30 2013 +0200

    af_key: fix info leaks in notify messages

    key_notify_sa_flush() and key_notify_policy_flush() miss to initialize
    the sadb_msg_reserved member of the broadcasted message and thereby
    leak 2 bytes of heap memory to listeners. Fix that.

    Signed-off-by: Mathias Krause <>
    Cc: Steffen Klassert <>
    Cc: "David S. Miller" <>
    Cc: Herbert Xu <>
    Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <>

Ciao, Marcus

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