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The Linux kernel before 2.6.11 on the Itanium IA64 platform has certain "ptrace corner cases" that allow local users to cause a denial of service (crash) via crafted syscalls possibly related to MCA/INIT a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-1761.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10336

The ext2_make_empty function call in the Linux kernel before 2.6.11.6 does not properly initialize memory when creating a block for a new directory entry which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information by reading the block.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-0400
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