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Certain USB drivers in the Linux 2.4 kernel use the copy_to_user function on uninitialized structures which could allow local users to obtain sensitive information by reading memory that was not cleared from previous usage.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10665

Certain USB drivers in the Linux 2.4 kernel use the copy_to_user function on uninitialized structures which could allow local users to obtain sensitive information by reading memory that was not cleared from previous usage.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2004-0685
Product(s):