|Description||Real time clock (RTC) routines in Linux kernel 2.4.23 and earlier do not properly initialize their structures, which could leak kernel data to user space.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
|References||DSA-1067-1, DSA-1069-1, DSA-1070-1, DSA-1082-1|
|NVD severity||medium (attack range: local)|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
- linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Fixed before upload into archive; 2.6.2)
- kernel-source-2.4.27 <not-affected> (Fixed before upload into archive; 2.4.24-rc1)