DescriptionThe shmem_getpage function (mm/shmem.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.11 through 2.6.23 does not properly clear allocated memory in some rare circumstances related to tmpfs, which might allow local users to read sensitive kernel data or cause a denial of service (crash).
Overall state of this security issue: Ignore
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
- SUSE-SA:2008:006, published Thu, 07 Feb 2008 11:00:00 +0000
List of released packages
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|SUSE LINUX 10.1|| |