Bug 956088 (CVE-2013-3230) - CVE-2013-3230 Kernel: l2tp: info leak in l2tp_ip6_recvmsg
Summary: CVE-2013-3230 Kernel: l2tp: info leak in l2tp_ip6_recvmsg
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2013-3230
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 956089
Blocks: 858947
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2013-04-24 09:37 UTC by Prasad J Pandit
Modified: 2019-06-08 19:32 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2014-06-09 18:13:51 UTC


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Description Prasad J Pandit 2013-04-24 09:37:43 UTC
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

Reference:
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 -> http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/04/14/3

Comment 1 Prasad J Pandit 2013-04-24 09:39:57 UTC
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 09:41:00 UTC
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 956089]

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2013-04-27 00:08:33 UTC
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 2013-05-04 00:07:32 UTC
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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