CVE-2009-2910

Published: 20 October 2009

arch/x86/ia32/ia32entry.S in the Linux kernel before 2.6.31.4 on the x86_64 platform does not clear certain kernel registers before a return to user mode, which allows local users to read register values from an earlier process by switching an ia32 process to 64-bit mode.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
linux
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.6.32~rc4)
Patches:
Upstream: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/x86/linux-2.6-tip.git;a=commitdiff;h=24e35800cdc4350fc34e2bed37b608a9e13ab3b6
linux-source-2.6.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.6.32~rc4)