[linux-source] [CVE-2007-6417] information disclosure and DoS vulnerability

Bug #180295 reported by disabled.user on 2008-01-04
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
linux-meta (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: linux-source

Quoting CVE-2007-6417:
"The 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, which might allow local users to read sensitive kernel data or cause a denial of service (crash)."

CVE References

Jamie Strandboge (jdstrand) wrote :
Changed in linux-meta:
status: New → Fix Released
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