Bug 142735 - CAN-2004-1335 ip_options_get memory leak (ipf)
Summary: CAN-2004-1335 ip_options_get memory leak (ipf)
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel   
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Version: 2.1
Hardware: ia64
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jim Paradis
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Whiteboard: public=20041208,impact=important
Keywords: Security
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Reported: 2004-12-13 15:14 UTC by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2013-08-06 01:10 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2005-01-21 15:41:20 UTC
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2005:017 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kernel security update 2005-01-21 05:00:00 UTC

Description Mark J. Cox 2004-12-13 15:14:01 UTC
If the user makes ip_cmsg_send call ip_options_get
multiple times, we leak kmalloced IP options data, noticed
by Georgi Guninksi, with reproducer uvmemeat.c

Fixed upstream:

See bug 142733 for reproducer

Comment 1 Jim Paradis 2004-12-21 18:38:52 UTC
A fix for this problem has just been committed to the RHEL2.1 E7
patch pool (in kernel version 2.4.18-e.53)

Comment 2 Josh Bressers 2005-01-21 15:41:20 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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