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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-3276

Original release date: 10/20/2005
Last revised: 03/07/2011


The sys_get_thread_area function in process.c in Linux 2.6 before and 2.6.13 does not clear a data structure before copying it to userspace, which might allow a user process to obtain sensitive information.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-219-1
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2005:218
External Source: MANDRAKE
Name: MDKSA-2005:219
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://linux.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.6/cset@42e81864gSEM90Oun0jA8dufpM3inw
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=71ae18ec690953e9ba7107c7cc44589c2cc0d9f1
Type: Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-922
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0101
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:157459-1
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2005:220
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:157459-3
External Source: BID
Name: 15527
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA:157459-2
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9748
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0144

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9748
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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