The main function in tools/hv/hv_kvp_daemon.c in hypervkvpd, as
distributed in the Linux kernel before 3.8-rc1, allows local users to
cause a denial of service (daemon exit) via a crafted application that
sends a Netlink message. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an
incorrect fix for CVE-2012-2669.
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MLIST:[oss-security] 20121127 Re: CVE-2012-5532 hypervkvpd DoS
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