CVE-2009-1192

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2009-04-20
Bugzilla:
497020: CVE-2009-1192 kernel: agp: zero pages before sending to userspace

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The (1) agp_generic_alloc_page and (2) agp_generic_alloc_pages functions in drivers/char/agp/generic.c in the agp subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.30-rc3 do not zero out pages that may later be available to a user-space process, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by reading these pages.

Find out more about CVE-2009-1192 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 2.1
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
MRG Grid for RHEL 5 Server (kernel-rt) RHSA-2009:1081 2009-06-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kernel) RHSA-2009:1132 2009-06-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel) RHSA-2009:1106 2009-06-16
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