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.
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|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|
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