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Bug 283824 (CVE-2009-3001) - Kernel: AF_LLC Memory Disclosure (CVE-2009-3001)
Summary: Kernel: AF_LLC Memory Disclosure (CVE-2009-3001)
Alias: CVE-2009-3001
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Kernel (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: [linux <2.6.31]
Depends on:
Reported: 2009-09-06 09:47 UTC by Alex Legler (RETIRED)
Modified: 2013-09-15 18:42 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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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.