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Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2013 14:12:52 +0530 (IST)
From: P J P <ppandit@...hat.com>
To: oss security list <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com>
Subject: CVE request: Linux kernel: net: ipvs stack buffer overflow

    Hello,

Linux kernel built with the IP Virtual Server(CONFIG_IP_VS) support is 
vulnerable to a buffer overflow flaw. It could occur while setting or 
retrieving socket options via setsockopt(2) or getsockopt(2) calls. Though a 
user needs to have CAP_NET_ADMIN privileges to perform these IP_VS operations.

A user/program with CAP_NET_ADMIN privileges could use this flaw to further 
escalate their privileges on a system.

Upstream fix:
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  -> https://git.kernel.org/linus/04bcef2a83f40c6db24222b27a52892cba39dffb

References:
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  -> http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2013/Nov/77
  -> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1030800


Thank you.
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Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Security Response Team

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