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CVE-2013-7281 at MITRE

Description

The dgram_recvmsg function in net/ieee802154/dgram.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates a certain length value without ensuring that an associated data structure has been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call.

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

Novell/SUSE information

Novell Bugzilla entries: 853040, 857643

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