Bug 168777 - CVE-2005-3276 sys_get_thread_area minor info leak
CVE-2005-3276 sys_get_thread_area minor info leak
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Larry Woodman
Brian Brock
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Blocks: 168429
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Reported: 2005-09-20 06:10 EDT by Mark J. Cox (Product Security)
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
1 user (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2006-0101
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-01-17 03:33:16 EST
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Description Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2005-09-20 06:10:01 EDT
sys_get_thread_area does a copy_to_user on a partially unitialized structure,
which can leak a few random bits of information to userspace.

Comment 6 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-01-17 03:33:16 EST
An advisory 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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