DescriptionThe e1000 driver for Linux kernel 2.4.26 and earlier does not properly initialize memory before using it, which allows local users to read portions of kernel memory. NOTE: this issue was originally incorrectly reported as a "buffer overflow" by some sources.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SA:2004:020, published Tuesday, Jul 2nd 2004 18:00 MEST
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 00:52:33 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:28 2022