CVE-2012-6536

2013-03-15T16:55:05
ID CVE-2012-6536
Type cve
Reporter NVD
Modified 2013-03-18T14:30:27

Description

net/xfrm/xfrm_user.c in the Linux kernel before 3.6 does not verify that the actual Netlink message length is consistent with a certain header field, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory by leveraging the CAP_NET_ADMIN capability and providing a (1) new or (2) updated state.