Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 911473
CVE-2013-0290 kernel: net: infinite loop in __skb_recv_datagram()
Last modified: 2016-03-04 05:49:13 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.
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue
Affects: fedora-all [bug 911479]
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.
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.
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.
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