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Bug 505706 (CVE-2013-7281)

Summary: Kernel: net: uninitialised memory leakage (CVE-2013-7281)
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   
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2014-03-25 13:31:36 UTC
CVE-2013-7281 (

The dgram_recvmsg function in net/ieee802154/dgram.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates a certain 
length value without ensuring that an associated data structure has been initialized, which allows local 
users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) 
recvmsg system call.