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Kernel



rPSA-2006-0087-1 kernel
rPSA-2006-0087-1 kernel



rPath Security Advisory: 2006-0087-1
Published: 2006-05-31
Products: rPath Linux 1
Rating: Minor
Exposure Level Classification:
    Local Non-deterministic Information Exposure
Updated Versions:
kernel=/conary.rpath.com@rpl:devel//1/2.6.16.19-1-0.1 

References:
http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-1343 
http://bugs.rpath.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1182 

Description:
    Previous versions of the kernel package have a small information leak
    that exposes 6 bytes of arbitrary kernel memory when the getsockopt
    system call is called with the SO_ORIGINAL_DST argument.  An attacking
    program cannot choose which 6 bytes of memory are exposed.


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