CVE-2013-7269

NameCVE-2013-7269
DescriptionThe nr_recvmsg function in net/netrom/af_netrom.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.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)bullseye (security), bullseye5.10.218-1fixed
bookworm6.1.94-1fixed
bookworm (security)6.1.90-1fixed
trixie6.9.8-1fixed
sid6.9.9-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsourcewheezy3.2.54-1
linuxsource(unstable)3.12.6-1
linux-2.6source(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

[squeeze] - linux-2.6 <no-dsa> (Too intrusive to backport)
upstream fix: https://git.kernel.org/linus/f3d3342602f8bcbf37d7c46641cb9bca7618eb1c
included in https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ChangeLog-3.12.4

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