Comment 1 for bug 711291

Andy Whitcroft (apw) wrote :

This is fixed by the commit below, as this was in v2.6.37 marking this Fix Released for Natty:

  commit 88f8a5e3e7defccd3925cabb1ee4d3994e5cdb52
  Author: Kulikov Vasiliy <email address hidden>
  Date: Sun Oct 31 07:10:32 2010 +0000

    net: tipc: fix information leak to userland

    Structure sockaddr_tipc is copied to userland with padding bytes after
    "id" field in union field "name" unitialized. It leads to leaking of
    contents of kernel stack memory. We have to initialize them to zero.

    Signed-off-by: Vasiliy Kulikov <email address hidden>
    Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <email address hidden>