CVE-2013-7271

2014-01-06T16:55:00
ID CVE-2013-7271
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2017-08-29T01:34:00

Description

The x25_recvmsg function in net/x25/af_x25.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 memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call.