DescriptionThe vsock_stream_sendmsg function in net/vmw_vsock/af_vsock.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9-rc7 does not initialize a certain length variable, 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|
Status of this issue by product and package
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|Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1||kernel-default||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1||kernel-source||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1||kernel-default||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1||kernel-source||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS||kernel-default||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS||kernel-source||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Business All-in-One 11 SP1||kernel-default||Released|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Business All-in-One 11 SP1||kernel-source||Released|
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 09:02:30 2013
CVE page last modified: Tue Jan 17 12:26:29 2023