|Bugzilla:||1058748: CVE-2014-1690 Kernel: netfilter: nf_nat: leakage of uninitialized buffer in IRC NAT helper|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
The help function in net/netfilter/nf_nat_irc.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.8 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory by establishing an IRC DCC session in which incorrect packet data is transmitted during use of the NAT mangle feature.
This issue does not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
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Red Hat security errata
|MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (kernel-rt)||RHSA-2014:0439||April 28, 2014|
This issue was discovered by Daniel Borkmann of Red Hat Inc.
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