The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The copy_from_user_mmap_sem function in fs/splice.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.22 through 2.6.24 does not validate a certain userspace pointer before dereference, which allow local users to read from arbitrary kernel memory locations.

Find out more about CVE-2008-0010 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.