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Bug 283824 (CVE-2009-3001)

Summary: Kernel: AF_LLC Memory Disclosure (CVE-2009-3001)
Product: Gentoo Security Reporter: Alex Legler (RETIRED) <a3li>
Component: KernelAssignee: Gentoo Security <security>
Severity: normal CC: hardened-kernel+disabled, kernel
Priority: High    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: [linux <2.6.31]
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

Description Alex Legler (RETIRED) archtester gentoo-dev Security 2009-09-06 09:47:30 UTC
CVE-2009-3001 (
  The llc_ui_getname function in net/llc/af_llc.c in the Linux kernel
  2.6.31-rc7 and earlier does not initialize a certain data structure,
  which allows local users to read the contents of some kernel memory
  locations by calling getsockname on an AF_LLC socket.