|Description||Floating point information leak in the context switch code for Linux 2.4.x only checks the MFH bit but does not verify the FPH owner, which allows local users to read register values of other processes by setting the MFH bit.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)|
|References||DSA-1067-1, DSA-1069-1, DSA-1070-1, DSA-1082-1|
|NVD severity||low (attack range: local)|
|Debian/stable||not known to be vulnerable.|
|Debian/testing||not known to be vulnerable.|
|Debian/unstable||not known to be vulnerable.|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
|linux-2.6 (PTS)||squeeze (security), squeeze||2.6.32-48squeeze6||fixed|
The information above is based on the following data on fixed versions.
- linux-2.6 <not-affected> (fixed before first upload)