Bug 956088 - (CVE-2013-3230) CVE-2013-3230 Kernel: l2tp: info leak in l2tp_ip6_recvmsg
CVE-2013-3230 Kernel: l2tp: info leak in l2tp_ip6_recvmsg
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=low,public=20130407,reported=2...
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Depends On: 956089
Blocks: 858947
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Reported: 2013-04-24 05:37 EDT by Prasad J Pandit
Modified: 2015-07-31 03:05 EDT (History)
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Description Prasad J Pandit 2013-04-24 05:37:43 EDT
Linux kernel built with the Layer Two Tunneling Protocol (CONFIG_L2TP)
support is vulnerable to an information leakage flaw. It occurs while receiving
messages via recvmsg(2) call.

A user/program could use this flaw to leak kernel memory bytes.

Upstream fix:
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 -> http://git.kernel.org/linus/b860d3cc62877fad02863e2a08efff69a19382d2

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 -> http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/04/14/3
Comment 1 Prasad J Pandit 2013-04-24 05:39:57 EDT
Statement:

This issue does not affect the versions of the kernel package as shipped with
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.
Comment 2 Prasad J Pandit 2013-04-24 05:41:00 EDT
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 956089]
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2013-04-26 20:08:33 EDT
kernel-3.8.8-203.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2013-05-03 20:07:32 EDT
kernel-3.8.11-100.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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