|Bugzilla:||649715: CVE-2010-3876 kernel: net/packet/af_packet.c: reading uninitialized stack memory|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
net/packet/af_packet.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.37-rc2 does not properly initialize certain structure members, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory by leveraging the CAP_NET_RAW capability to read copies of the applicable structures.
This issue is not planned to be fixed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, due to
this product being in Extended Life Cycle Phase of its maintenance life-cycle,
where only qualified security errata of critical impact are addressed.
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Red Hat security errata
|MRG Grid for RHEL 5 Server (kernel-rt)||RHSA-2010:0958||December 08, 2010|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (kernel)||RHSA-2011:0162||January 18, 2011|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kernel)||RHSA-2011:0004||January 04, 2011|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (kernel)||RHSA-2011:0007||January 11, 2011|
Red Hat would like to thank Vasiliy Kulikov of Openwall for reporting this issue.
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