Bug 1618206 - (CVE-2006-4813) CVE-2006-4813 security flaw
CVE-2006-4813 security flaw
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2018-08-16 08:39 EDT by Stephen Herr
Modified: 2018-08-16 12:50 EDT (History)
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Description Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 08:39:55 EDT
Flaw bug created to hold information about an old flaw we knew something about. For more details see the MITRE CVE description.
Comment 1 Stephen Herr 2018-08-16 12:50:00 EDT
MITRE description:

The __block_prepare_write function in fs/buffer.c for Linux kernel 2.6.x before 2.6.13 does not properly clear buffers during certain error conditions, which allows local users to read portions of files that have been unlinked.

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