The Netlink implementation in the Linux kernel before 3.2.30 does not
properly handle messages that lack SCM_CREDENTIALS data, which might
allow local users to spoof Netlink communication via a crafted
message, as demonstrated by a message to (1) Avahi or (2)
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MLIST:[oss-security] 20120822 CVE-2012-3520 kernel: af_netlink: invalid handling of SCM_CREDENTIALS passing
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