Bug 1618206 (CVE-2006-4813)

Summary: CVE-2006-4813 security flaw
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Stephen Herr <sherr>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Description Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 12:39:55 UTC
Flaw bug created to hold information about an old flaw we knew something about. For more details see the MITRE CVE description.

Comment 1 Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 16:50:00 UTC
MITRE description:

The __block_prepare_write function in fs/buffer.c for Linux kernel 2.6.x before 2.6.13 does not properly clear buffers during certain error conditions, which allows local users to read portions of files that have been unlinked.