The ROSE protocol implementation in the Linux kernel before 2.6.39 does not verify that certain data-length values are consistent with the amount of data sent, which might allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory or cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via crafted data to a ROSE socket.
Publish Date : 2012-06-21 Last Update Date : 2016-08-18
DSA-2389-1 linux-2.6 -- privilege escalation/denial of service/information leak
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