CVE Database


Impact: Important
Public: 2008-06-25
Bugzilla: 433938: CVE-2008-0598 kernel: linux x86_64 ia32 emulation leaks uninitialized data
IAVA: 2009-A-0105


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Unspecified vulnerability in the 32-bit and 64-bit emulation in the Linux kernel 2.6.9, 2.6.18, and probably other versions allows local users to read uninitialized memory via unknown vectors involving a crafted binary.

Find out more about CVE-2008-0598 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
MRG Grid for RHEL 5 Server (kernel-rt) RHSA-2009:0009 January 22, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (kernel) RHSA-2008:0973 December 17, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (kernel) RHSA-2008:0508 June 25, 2008
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kernel) RHSA-2008:0519 June 25, 2008

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