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Overview

Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2005-0400
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 09:19:55
Published 02 May 2005 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2005-0400

Summary

The ext2_make_empty function call in the Linux kernel before 2.6.11.6 does not properly initialize memory when creating a block for a new directory entry, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information by reading the block.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Linux Kernel 2.6.11.6


References

XF - kernel-ext2-information-disclosure(19866)

FEDORA - FLSA:152532

VUPEN - ADV-2005-1878

UBUNTU - USN-103-1

SECUNIA - 14713

CONFIRM - http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/ChangeLog-2.6.11.6

MISC - http://arkoon.net/advisories/ext2-make-empty-leak.txt

BID - 12932

REDHAT - RHSA-2006:0191

REDHAT - RHSA-2006:0190

REDHAT - RHSA-2005:663

REDHAT - RHSA-2005:366

SECUNIA - 18684

SECUNIA - 17002

BUGTRAQ - 20050401 Information leak in the Linux kernel ext2 implementation


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