DescriptionThe sctp_getsockopt_assoc_stats function in net/sctp/socket.c in the Linux kernel before 3.8.4 does not validate a size value before proceeding to a copy_from_user operation, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application that contains an SCTP_GET_ASSOC_STATS getsockopt system call.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
Note from the SUSE Security TeamThis problem only affects Linux kernel 3.8, no SUSE Linux Enterprise or openSUSE product is affected. SUSE Bugzilla entry: 808351 [RESOLVED / UPSTREAM] No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.
Status of this issue by product and package
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|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3||kernel-source||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3||kernel-source||Not affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11 SP3||kernel-source||Not affected|