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Bug 462766 (CVE-2013-2635)

Summary: Kernel : Information leak in the RTNETLINK component (CVE-2013-2635)
Product: Gentoo Security Reporter: Agostino Sarubbo <ago>
Component: KernelAssignee: Gentoo Kernel Security <security-kernel>
Severity: normal CC: kernel
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: [<3.8.4]
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2013-03-23 11:06:55 UTC
From $URL :

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2013-2635 to the following 

The rtnl_fill_ifinfo function in net/core/rtnetlink.c in the Linux kernel before 3.8.4 does not 
initialize a certain structure member, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information 
from kernel stack memory via a crafted application.

Comment 1 John Helmert III gentoo-dev Security 2021-10-25 00:30:43 UTC
Patch in mainline 3.9 onwards