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

Tracked by Jolla

asked 2017-06-01 15:24:28 +0300

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updated 2017-06-01 15:24:28 +0300

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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-3.4.108.20161101.1/net/rds/recv.c lines 544-548

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