Upstream information

CVE-2013-3237 at MITRE

Description

The 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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.9
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 816668 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
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