CVE-2013-3229

2013-04-22T11:41:00
ID CVE-2013-3229
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2017-11-29T02:29:00

Description

The iucv_sock_recvmsg function in net/iucv/af_iucv.c in the Linux kernel before 3.9-rc7 does not initialize a certain length variable, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted recvmsg or recvfrom system call.