fix an infoleak in rds_inc_info_copy in kernel-net-rds CVE-2016-5244 remote [released]

Tracked by Jolla (In release)

asked 2017-06-01 15:24:28 +0200

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The rds_inc_info_copy function in net/rds/recv.c in the Linux kernel through 4.6.3 does not initialize a certain structure member, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory by reading an RDS message. 7.5medium (attack range: remote)

Patch available.

file affected: kernel-adaptation-sbj- lines 544-548

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The question has been closed for the following reason "released in a software update" by lpr
close date 2017-10-31 13:05:57.688657


released in Kymijoki

lpr ( 2017-10-31 13:05:41 +0200 )edit