The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
The pn_recvmsg function in net/phonet/datagram.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates a certain length value before ensuring that an associated data structure has been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call.
Find out more about CVE-2013-7265 from the
MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and
This issue does not affect the version of the kernel package as shipped with
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.