CVE-2004-0177

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Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2004-02-28
Bugzilla:
1617168: CVE-2004-0177 security flaw

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The ext3 code in Linux 2.4.x before 2.4.26 does not properly initialize journal descriptor blocks, which causes an information leak in which in-memory data is written to the device for the ext3 file system, which allows privileged users to obtain portions of kernel memory by reading the raw device.

Find out more about CVE-2004-0177 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (kernel) RHSA-2005:293 2005-04-22
Red Hat Linux 9 RHSA-2004:166 2004-04-21
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 RHSA-2004:505 2004-12-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 RHSA-2004:504 2004-12-13
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