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Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2013 23:10:46 +0530 (IST)
From: P J P <>
To: oss security list <>
Subject: CVE Request: Linux kernel: net: uninitialised memory leakage


Linux kernel built with the networking support(CONFIG_NET), is vulnerable to a 
memory leakage flaw. It occurs while doing the recvmsg(2), recvfrom(2), 
recvmmsg(2) socket calls.

A user/program could use this flaw to leak kernel memory bytes.

Upstream fix:


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

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