|Description||dm-crypt in Linux kernel 2.6.15 and earlier does not clear a structure before it is freed, which leads to a memory disclosure that could allow local users to obtain sensitive information about a cryptographic key.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
|NVD severity||low (attack range: local)|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
- kernel-source-2.4.27 <not-affected> (2.4 doesn't have dm-crypt)