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Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2013 06:49:41 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: CVE request: Linux kernel: net: ipvs stack buffer
 overflow

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On 11/15/2013 01:42 AM, P J P wrote:
> 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: ------------- ->
> https://git.kernel.org/linus/04bcef2a83f40c6db24222b27a52892cba39dffb
>
>  References: ----------- ->
> http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2013/Nov/77 ->
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1030800
> 
> 
> Thank you. -- Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Security Response Team

Please use CVE-2013-4588 for this issue.

- -- 
Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
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