Bug 125171 - CAN-2004-0535 e1000 kernel memory leak (ia64)
CAN-2004-0535 e1000 kernel memory leak (ia64)
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
ia64 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Garzik
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-06-03 08:41 EDT by Mark J. Cox (Product Security)
Modified: 2013-07-02 22:20 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-08-18 10:41:49 EDT
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Description Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2004-06-03 08:41:16 EDT
According to
http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/testing/patch-2.4.27.log a
recent kernel fix was applied "e1000: fix probable security hole".

This issue in fact is a minor information leak via the e1000 driver
that can reveal 24 bytes of kernel memory to users (if e1000 driver is

No CVE name yet available
See Bug #125168 for a patch (will need to be backported)
Comment 1 Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2004-06-04 04:01:25 EDT
Comment 2 John Flanagan 2004-08-18 10:41:49 EDT
An errata has been issued which should help the problem 
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being 
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, 
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report 
if the solution does not work for you.


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