The sctp_getsockopt_hmac_ident function in net/sctp/socket.c in the
Stream Control Transmission Protocol (sctp) implementation in the
Linux kernel before 188.8.131.52, when the SCTP-AUTH extension is enabled,
relies on an untrusted length value to limit copying of data from
kernel memory, which allows local users to obtain sensitive
information via a crafted SCTP_HMAC_IDENT IOCTL request involving the
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BUGTRAQ:20080911 [TKADV2008-007] Linux Kernel SCTP-AUTH API Information Disclosure Vulnerability and NULL Pointer Dereferences
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