DescriptionMultiple race conditions in the handling of O_DIRECT in Linux kernel prior to version 2.4.22 could cause stale data to be returned from the disk when handling sparse files, or cause incorrect data to be returned when a file is truncated as it is being read, which might allow local users to obtain sensitive data that was originally owned by other users, a different vulnerability than CVE-2003-0018.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
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SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 00:30:11 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:28 2022