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Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2013 11:46:52 +0100
From: Mathias Krause <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: kernel - sock_diag: Fix out-of-bounds
 access to sock_diag_handlers[]

On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 11:41 AM, Mathias Krause <> wrote:
> Kind of. The missing upper bound check was (and still is) in there in
> older kernels as well, at times as this code was still living in
> inet_diag.c. But it wasn't (and isn't) vulnerable as the
> inet_diag_handlers[] array is 256 elements big. So userland cannot
   ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ inet_diag_table that should be, and it's
bound by INET_DIAG_GETSOCK_MAX checks in older kernels.

Sorry for the confusion. Busy doing other stuff :/


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