CVE-2013-3231 Detail

Current Description

The llc_ui_recvmsg function in net/llc/af_llc.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.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=c77a4b9cffb6215a15196ec499490d116dfad181 Vendor Advisory 
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://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-12/msg00129.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1645.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2013:176
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/c77a4b9cffb6215a15196ec499490d116dfad181 Vendor Advisory 
https://lkml.org/lkml/2013/4/14/107 Vendor Advisory 

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-2013-3231
NVD Published Date:
04/22/2013
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2017
Source:
MITRE