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CVE ID:CVE-2007-6417
Description:The shmem_getpage function (mm/shmem.c) in Linux kernel 2.6.11 through 2.6.23 does not properly clear allocated memory in some rare circumstances related to tmpfs, which might allow local users to read sensitive kernel data or cause a denial of service (crash).
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Cross References: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-6417
BugTraq ID: 27694
Debian Security Information: DSA-1436 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2008:0885
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2008:006 (Google Search)

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