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Date: Wed, 4 Nov 2015 10:11:16 -0500 (EST)
From: Vladis Dronov <>
Cc: Petr Matousek <>
Subject: CVE request -- Linux kernel: selinux: rate-limit unrecognized
 netlink message warnings in selinux_nlmsg_perm()

It was found that the kernel produces unlimited number of warning
messages in case certain malformed NETLINK packets are received.

A local, unprivileged user could generate such packets unlimitedly
and potentially flood the kernel and the system log with excessive
warning messages.

Upstream patch proposal:



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