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The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Floating point information leak in the context switch code for Linux 2.4.x only checks the MFH bit but does not verify the FPH owner, which allows local users to read register values of other processes by setting the MFH bit.

Find out more about CVE-2004-0565 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 (kernel) RHSA-2004:504 2004-12-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (kernel) RHSA-2004:689 2004-12-23