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CVE-2013-0290 at MITRE

Description

The __skb_recv_datagram function in net/core/datagram.c in the Linux kernel before 3.8 does not properly handle the MSG_PEEK flag with zero-length data, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and system hang) via a crafted application.

NVD CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.9 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Novell/SUSE information

Novell Bugzilla entry: 803931

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