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CVE-2013-3228

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The irda_recvmsg_dgram function in net/irda/af_irda.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9-rc7 does not initialize a certain length variable, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted recvmsg or recvfrom system call.

Details Source

Mitre

Statement

This issue does not affect the versions of the kernel package as shipped with
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.

Public Date

2013-04-07 00:00:00

Impact

Low

Bugzilla

CVE-2013-3228 Kernel: irda: missing msg_namelen update in irda_recvmsg_dgram

Bugzilla ID

956 069

CVSS Status

draft

Base Score

2.10

Base Metrics

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 realtime-kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Not affected