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Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2013 11:16:29 +0530 (IST)
From: P J P <>
To: oss security list <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: Linux kernel: net: info leak in
 recvmsg handler msg_name & msg_namelen logic

+-- On Tue, 10 Dec 2013, Marcus Meissner wrote --+
| CVE-2013-6405 covers parts of that already I think and could be extended?

  True, that one fixes the individual recvmsg handlers, whereas 'f3d3342602' 
is one step before that.

Small correction:

  this is an information leak, not memory leak. Content of Kernel memory bytes 
was inadvertently passed to user space.

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

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