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-SA:2004:020, published Tuesday, Jul 2nd 2004 18:00 MEST
List of released packages
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|SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0|| ||Builds|