|Bugzilla:||648663: CVE-2010-4077 kernel: drivers/char/nozomi.c: reading uninitialized stack memory|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
The ntty_ioctl_tiocgicount function in drivers/char/nozomi.c in the Linux kernel 184.108.40.206 and earlier does not properly initialize a certain structure member, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a TIOCGICOUNT 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 GlobeTrotter
HSPDA PCMCIA card.
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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 6 (kernel)||RHSA-2011:0007||January 11, 2011|
Red Hat would like to thank Dan Rosenberg for reporting this issue.
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