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The tc_fill_tclass function in net/sched/sch_api.c in the tc subsystem in the Linux kernel 2.4.x before 2.4.37.6 and 2.6.x before 2.6.31-rc9 does not initialize certain (1) tcm__pad1 and (2) tcm__pad2 structure members which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via unspecified vectors.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9409

The tc_fill_tclass function in net/sched/sch_api.c in the tc subsystem in the Linux kernel 2.4.x before 2.4.37.6 and 2.6.x before 2.6.31-rc9 does not initialize certain (1) tcm__pad1 and (2) tcm__pad2 structure members which might allow local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via unspecified vectors.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-3228
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