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CVE-2013-7265

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.

Details Source

Mitre

Statement

This issue does not affect the version of the kernel package as shipped with
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

Public Date

2013-11-18 00:00:00

Impact

Low

Bugzilla

CVE-2013-7263 CVE-2013-7265 Kernel: net: leakage of uninitialized memory to user-space via recv syscalls

Bugzilla ID

1 035 875

CVSS Status

verified

Base Score

2.10

Base Metrics

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

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (kernel-rt) RHSA-2014:0439 2014-04-28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (kernel) RHSA-2014:0159 2014-02-11

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 realtime-kernel Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 kernel Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel Affected