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Integer underflow in the cpuset_tasks_read function in the Linux kernel before 2.6.20.13 and 2.6.21.x before 2.6.21.4 when the cpuset filesystem is mounted allows local users to obtain kernel memory contents by using a large offset when reading the /dev/cpuset/tasks file.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9251

Integer underflow in the cpuset_tasks_read function in the Linux kernel before 2.6.20.13 and 2.6.21.x before 2.6.21.4 when the cpuset filesystem is mounted allows local users to obtain kernel memory contents by using a large offset when reading the /dev/cpuset/tasks file.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2007-2875
Product(s):