Descriptionnet/ipv4/netfilter/ip_conntrack_core.c in Linux kernel 2.4 and 2.6, and possibly net/ipv4/netfilter/nf_conntrack_l3proto_ipv4.c in 2.6, does not clear sockaddr_in.sin_zero before returning IPv4 socket names from the getsockopt function with SO_ORIGINAL_DST, which allows local users to obtain portions of potentially sensitive memory.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1097-1, DSA-1184-2
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot known to be vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux-2.6 (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)2.6.32-48squeeze6fixed
squeeze (lts)2.6.32-48squeeze16fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

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