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F5 Networks: K15984 (CVE-2013-7265): Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2013-7265

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F5 Networks: K15984 (CVE-2013-7265): Linux kernel vulnerability CVE-2013-7265

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)
Published
01/06/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/14/2016
Modified
02/16/2017

Description

The pn_recvmsg function in net/phonet/datagram.c in the Linux kernel before 3.12.4 updates a certain length value before ensuring that an associated data structure has been initialized, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a (1) recvfrom, (2) recvmmsg, or (3) recvmsg system call.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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