|Bugzilla:||893728: CVE-2012-2669 hypervkvpd: fails to check origin of netlink messages|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
The main function in tools/hv/hv_kvp_daemon.c in hypervkvpd, as distributed in the Linux kernel before 3.4.5, does not validate the origin of Netlink messages, which allows local users to spoof Netlink communication via a crafted connector message.
Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of hypvervkvpd as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
CVSS v2 metrics
NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.
Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).
Red Hat security errata
This page is generated automatically and has not been checked for errors or omissions.
For clarification or corrections please contact the Red Hat Security Response Team.