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Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2013 00:28:55 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: kernel - sock_diag: Fix out-of-bounds access to sock_diag_handlers[]

On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 11:43:57AM +0100, Marcus Meissner wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 02:13:49PM +0400, Solar Designer wrote:
> > On Sun, Feb 24, 2013 at 10:10:45AM +0100, Mathias Krause wrote:
> > > Affected versions:
> > > v3.3 - v3.8
> > 
> > Nice find!  Do you happen to know of distro backports of the affected
> > code to older kernels?  When you wrote that the bug is "in there for
> > ages", did you mean that 3.3 has been out "for ages" or something else?
> We did not backport the sock_diag code to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2.

Thank you.  There's also a "not vulnerable" statement for "the kernel
package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and Red Hat
Enterprise MRG 2":


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