Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 862877
CVE-2012-0957 kernel: uts: stack memory leak in UNAME26
Last modified: 2016-03-04 06:19:17 EST
Description of the problem:
The uname() syscall since 3.0 with the UNAME26 personality leaks kernel
stack memory contents.
Red Hat would like to thank Kees Cook for reporting this issue.
This issue did not affect the version of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
This issue did not affect the version of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
This issue did affect the version of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.
Created kernel tracking bugs for this issue
Affects: fedora-all [bug 864824]
Upstream proposed patch:
This is the upstream patch
git describe --all --contains 2702b1526c7278c4d65d78de209a465d4de2885e
This issue has been addressed in following products:
MRG for RHEL-6 v.2
Via RHSA-2012:1491 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1491.html