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Bug 911473 (CVE-2013-0290)

Summary: CVE-2013-0290 kernel: net: infinite loop in __skb_recv_datagram()
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Petr Matousek <pmatouse>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact:
Severity: medium Docs Contact:
Priority: medium    
Version: unspecifiedCC: agordeev, anton, bhu, davej, dhoward, fhrbata, gansalmon, iboverma, itamar, jforbes, jkacur, jneedle, jonathan, jwboyer, kernel-maint, kernel-mgr, lgoncalv, lwang, madhu.chinakonda, mcressma, npajkovs, plougher, rt-maint, rvrbovsk, sforsber, williams
Target Milestone: ---Keywords: Security
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Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: impact=moderate,public=20130212,reported=20130214,source=oss-security,cvss2=4.9/AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C,rhel-5/kernel=notaffected,rhel-6/kernel=notaffected,mrg-2/realtime-kernel=affected,fedora-all/kernel=affected,cwe=CWE-835[auto]
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Last Closed: 2013-08-24 09:52:14 EDT Type: ---
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Bug Depends On: 911476, 911478, 911479    
Bug Blocks: 916583    

Description Petr Matousek 2013-02-15 01:47:49 EST
A flaw was found in the way __skb_recv_datagram() processed skbs with no payload when MSG_PEEK was requested. An unprivileged local user could use this flaw to cause local denial of service.

Upstream commit:
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=77c1090

References:
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2013/q1/310
Comment 2 Petr Matousek 2013-02-15 02:02:42 EST
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 911479]
Comment 3 Petr Matousek 2013-02-15 02:05:19 EST
Statement:

This issue did not affect the version of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.

This issue did affect the version of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2013-02-18 02:02:15 EST
kernel-3.7.8-202.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2013-02-24 03:37:09 EST
kernel-3.7.9-101.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2013-03-11 14:40:10 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  MRG for RHEL-6 v.2

Via RHSA-2013:0622 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0622.html