Bug 911473 (CVE-2013-0290) - CVE-2013-0290 kernel: net: infinite loop in __skb_recv_datagram()
Summary: CVE-2013-0290 kernel: net: infinite loop in __skb_recv_datagram()
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2013-0290
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 911476 911478 911479
Blocks: 916583
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2013-02-15 06:47 UTC by Petr Matousek
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:00 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-08-24 13:52:14 UTC


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Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2013:0622 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kernel-rt security and bug fix update 2013-03-11 22:36:36 UTC

Description Petr Matousek 2013-02-15 06:47:49 UTC
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 07:02:42 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 911479]

Comment 3 Petr Matousek 2013-02-15 07:05:19 UTC
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 07:02:15 UTC
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 08:37:09 UTC
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 18:40:10 UTC
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


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