Bug 505514 - kernel: ensure devname passed to SO_BINDTODEVICE is NULL-terminated [rhel-3]
kernel: ensure devname passed to SO_BINDTODEVICE is NULL-terminated [rhel-3]
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Don Howard
Martin Jenner
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Reported: 2009-06-12 03:58 EDT by Eugene Teo (Security Response)
Modified: 2009-11-03 17:00 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-11-03 17:00:41 EST
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Description Eugene Teo (Security Response) 2009-06-12 03:58:28 EDT
Description of problem:
Ensure device name passed to SO_BINDTODEVICE is NULL terminated.
Found by Solar Designer.

Note that, to abuse this, you need capable(CAP_NET_RAW)).

Upstream commit:
Comment 3 Don Howard 2009-10-16 14:49:58 EDT
A patch for this issue has been included in build 2.4.21-61.EL.
Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2009-11-03 17:00:41 EST
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 therefore 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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