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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2009-2910) (Multiple Advisories): kernel security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2009-2910) (Multiple Advisories): kernel security update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
10/20/2009
Created
03/19/2019
Added
10/02/2018
Modified
08/10/2020

Description

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.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-kernel

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