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Upstream information

CVE-2013-1763 at MITRE


Array index error in the __sock_diag_rcv_msg function in net/core/sock_diag.c in the Linux kernel before 3.7.10 allows local users to gain privileges via a large family value in a Netlink message.

NVD CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

SUSE information

Note from the SUSE Security Team

This security problem only affects Linux kernel versions 3.3 up to 3.8. SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 with Linux kernel version 3.0 or older versions are not affected by this problem.

SUSE Bugzilla entries: 805633, 807436

SUSE Security Advisories: