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The print_fatal_signal function in kernel/signal.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32.4 on the i386 platform when print-fatal-signals is enabled allows local users to discover the contents of arbitrary memory locations by jumping to an address and then reading a log file and might allow local users to cause a denial of service (system slowdown or crash) by jumping to an address.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10550

The print_fatal_signal function in kernel/signal.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.32.4 on the i386 platform when print-fatal-signals is enabled allows local users to discover the contents of arbitrary memory locations by jumping to an address and then reading a log file and might allow local users to cause a denial of service (system slowdown or crash) by jumping to an address.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-0003
Product(s):