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The e1000 driver for Linux kernel 2.4.26 and earlier does not properly initialize memory before using it which allows local users to read portions of kernel memory. NOTE: this issue was originally incorrectly reported as a "buffer overflow" by some sources.

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The e1000 driver for Linux kernel 2.4.26 and earlier does not properly initialize memory before using it which allows local users to read portions of kernel memory. NOTE: this issue was originally incorrectly reported as a "buffer overflow" by some sources.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2004-0535
Product(s):