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Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2013 10:51:58 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: CVE Request: Linux kernel: net: uninitialised
 memory leakage

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On 11/28/2013 10:40 AM, P J P wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> 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: ------------- -> 
> https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/davem/net.git/commit/?id=bceaa90240b6019ed73b49965eac7d167610be69
>
> 
> 
> Reference: ---------- ->
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1035875
> 
> 
> Thank you. -- Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Security Response Team

Please use CVE-2013-6405 for this issue.

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