Bug 125171 - CAN-2004-0535 e1000 kernel memory leak (ia64)
Summary: CAN-2004-0535 e1000 kernel memory leak (ia64)
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel   
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Version: 2.1
Hardware: ia64 Linux
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Assignee: Jeff Garzik
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Keywords: Security
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2004-06-03 12:41 UTC by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2013-07-03 02:20 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-08-18 14:41:49 UTC
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2004:327 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: kernel security update 2004-08-18 04:00:00 UTC

Description Mark J. Cox 2004-06-03 12:41:16 UTC
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 2004-06-04 08:01:25 UTC

Comment 2 John Flanagan 2004-08-18 14:41:49 UTC
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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