DescriptionThe ext3 code in Linux 2.4.x before 2.4.26 does not properly initialize journal descriptor blocks, which causes an information leak in which in-memory data is written to the device for the ext3 file system, which allows privileged users to obtain portions of kernel memory by reading the raw device.
Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 00:45:16 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:28 2022