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CVE ID:CVE-2013-1772
Description:The log_prefix function in kernel/printk.c in the Linux kernel 3.x before 3.4.33 does not properly remove a prefix string from a syslog header, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and system crash) by leveraging /dev/kmsg write access and triggering a call_console_drivers function call.
Test IDs: None available
Cross References: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-1772
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/02/26/9
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1187 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2013-07/msg00018.html




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