Upstream information

CVE-2005-0176 at MITRE

Description

The shmctl function in Linux 2.6.9 and earlier allows local users to unlock the memory of other processes, which could cause sensitive memory to be swapped to disk, which could allow it to be read by other users once it has been released.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 65370 [RESOLVED]

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