|Bugzilla:||633145: CVE-2010-3297 kernel: drivers/net/eql.c: reading uninitialized stack memory|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
The eql_g_master_cfg function in drivers/net/eql.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36-rc5 does not properly initialize a certain structure member, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via an EQL_GETMASTRCFG ioctl call.
This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5 as they did not include support for equalizer load-balancer for serial network interfaces. This was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux Enterprise MRG via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0771.html.
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Red Hat security errata
|MRG Grid for RHEL 5 Server (kernel-rt)||RHSA-2010:0771||October 14, 2010|
Red Hat would like to thank Dan Rosenberg for reporting this issue.
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