|Description||Integer signedness error in the osf_sysinfo function in arch/alpha/kernel/osf_sys.c in the Linux kernel before 188.8.131.52 on the Alpha platform allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a crafted call.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)|
|NVD severity||low (attack range: local)|
|Debian/oldstable||not known to be vulnerable.|
|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, squeeze (security)||2.6.32-48squeeze6||fixed|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
Support for Alpha was dropped with Squeeze, so marking 2.6.32 as fixed