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The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Linux kernel does not properly convert 64-bit file offset pointers to 32 bits, which allows local users to access portions of kernel memory.

Find out more about CVE-2004-0415 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (kernel) RHSA-2004:413 2004-08-03
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 (kernel) RHSA-2004:327 2004-08-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (kernel) RHSA-2004:418 2004-08-03


Red Hat would like to thank iSEC Security Research for disclosing this issue and a number of vendor-sec participants for reviewing and working on the patch to this issue.