CVE-2006-4813 Detail

Current Description

The __block_prepare_write function in fs/buffer.c for Linux kernel 2.6.x before 2.6.13 does not properly clear buffers during certain error conditions, which allows local users to read portions of files that have been unlinked.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0014.html
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-063.htm
http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=152becd26e0563aefdbc4fd1fe491928efe92d1f
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:012
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:025
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_79_kernel.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21522
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-395-1
http://www.us.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1233
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=207463 Patch 
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11701

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4813
NVD Published Date:
10/12/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.