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Date: Sun, 8 May 2011 14:54:51 -0400
From: Dan Rosenberg <>
Subject: CVE request: kernel: DCCP invalid options

On a providing a bad option length for certain DCCP options, a remote
host may cause parsing to read beyond the bounds of the incoming
packet.  This may possibly cause a DoS by reading unmapped memory (if
you're unlucky), or it may allow an attacker to infer the contents of
kernel heap memory based on the parser's response.



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