CVE-2013-3076 Detail

Current Description

The crypto API in the Linux kernel through 3.9-rc8 does not initialize certain length variables, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted recvmsg or recvfrom system call, related to the hash_recvmsg function in crypto/algif_hash.c and the skcipher_recvmsg function in crypto/algif_skcipher.c.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-April/103750.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2013-May/104480.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-07/msg00016.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-07/msg00018.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/04/14/3
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1837-1
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/72a763d805a48ac8c0bf48fdb510e84c12de51fe

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-3076
NVD Published Date:
04/22/2013
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2017
Source:
MITRE