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Date:	Thu, 03 May 2007 14:27:16 +0200
From:	Marcel Holtmann <>
To:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/5] [NETLINK]: Fix use after free in netlink_recvmsg

Hi Dave,

> > When the user passes in MSG_TRUNC the skb is used after getting freed.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Patrick McHardy <>
> > Signed-off-by: David Howells <>
> Ugh, good catch, applied :-)

it seems this could be easily exploited and is at least a local DoS. It
should be a candidate for the -stable kernel.



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