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Alpine Linux: CVE-2013-0290: kernel local DOS (endless loop with interrupts disabled)

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2013-0290: kernel local DOS (endless loop with interrupts disabled)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
02/19/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
02/28/2018

Description

The __skb_recv_datagram function in net/core/datagram.c in the Linux kernel before 3.8 does not properly handle the MSG_PEEK flag with zero-length data, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and system hang) via a crafted application.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-linux-grsec

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