CVE-2008-2729 Detail

Current Description

arch/x86_64/lib/copy_user.S in the Linux kernel before 2.6.19 on some AMD64 systems does not erase destination memory locations after an exception during kernel memory copy, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=3022d734a54cbd2b65eea9a024564821101b4a9a;hp=f0f4c3432e5e1087b3a8c0e6bd4113d3c37497ff Exploit 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0508.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1630
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:174
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0519.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0585.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29943
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020364
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-625-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=451271
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43558
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11571

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2729
NVD Published Date:
06/30/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017
Source:
MITRE