CVE-2007-6417

2007-12-17T19:46:00
ID CVE-2007-6417
Type cve
Reporter NVD
Modified 2017-09-28T21:29:55

Description

The shmem_getpage function (mm/shmem.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.11 through 2.6.23 does not properly clear allocated memory in some rare circumstances related to tmpfs, which might allow local users to read sensitive kernel data or cause a denial of service (crash).