Bug 177136 - CVE-2006-0095 dm-crypt key leak
CVE-2006-0095 dm-crypt key leak
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: James Morris
Brian Brock
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Blocks: 168430
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Reported: 2006-01-06 11:47 EST by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2006-0132
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-03-07 16:09:32 EST
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Upstream patch (1.28 KB, patch)
2006-01-11 10:14 EST, James Morris
no flags Details | Diff

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Description Mark J. Cox 2006-01-06 11:47:49 EST
CVE-2006-0095 says:
        dm-crypt in Linux kernel 2.6.15 and earlier does not clear a
        structure before it is freed, which leads to a memory
        disclosure that could allow local users to obtain sensitive
        information about a cryptographic key.

More details and the straightforward patch are here:

Comment 1 James Morris 2006-01-11 10:14:45 EST
Created attachment 123055 [details]
Upstream patch

Upstream patch, applies cleanly to RHEL4 tree, straightforward.
Comment 7 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-03-07 16:09:32 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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