DescriptionThe l2tp_ip6_recvmsg function in net/l2tp/l2tp_ip6.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9-rc7 does not initialize a certain structure member, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted recvmsg or recvfrom system call.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having low severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
- openSUSE-SU-2013:1971-1, published Mon, 30 Dec 2013 21:04:12 +0100 (CET)
Status of this issue by product and package
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1||kernel-source||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1||kernel-source||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS||kernel-source||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP AIO 11 SP1||kernel-source||Released|