Upstream information

CVE-2006-1343 at MITRE

Description

net/ipv4/netfilter/ip_conntrack_core.c in Linux kernel 2.4 and 2.6, and possibly net/ipv4/netfilter/nf_conntrack_l3proto_ipv4.c in 2.6, does not clear sockaddr_in.sin_zero before returning IPv4 socket names from the getsockopt function with SO_ORIGINAL_DST, which allows local users to obtain portions of potentially sensitive memory.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 159046 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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