CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2004-05-14


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The e1000 driver for Linux kernel 2.4.26 and earlier does not properly initialize memory before using it, which allows local users to read portions of kernel memory. NOTE: this issue was originally incorrectly reported as a "buffer overflow" by some sources.

Find out more about CVE-2004-0535 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

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

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