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CVE CAN-2003-0018[offsite]
Updated Tue, 06 Jul 2004 14:36:57 +0900
Summary Linux kernel 2.4.10 through 2.4.21-pre4 does not properly handle the O_DIRECT feature, which allows local attackers with write privileges to read portions of previously deleted files, or cause file system corruption. This bug has been fixed by disabling O_DIRECT. characters used in serial links. (text:DSA-358-4)
Priority Low
Status Closed
Source DSA-358-4 RHSA-2003:025-20
Resolved In
  Kernel 2.4.21-pre4
  Patch Change Set 1.930[offsite]
  Red Hat Linux 7.3
          Vendor kernel-2.4.18-24.7
          UltraMonkey kernel-2.4.18-27.7.um.1 (initial release)
  Red Hat Linux 8.0
          Vendor kernel-2.4.18-24.8
          UltraMonkey kernel-2.4.18-27.8.um.1 (initial release)
  Red Hat Linux 9
          Vendor Not Vulnerable (RHSA-2003:025-20)
          UltraMonkey Not Vulnerable (RHSA-2003:025-20)
  Fedora Core 1
          Vendor Not Vulnerable (>=2.4.21-pre4)
          UltraMonkey Not Vulnerable (>=2.4.21-pre4)
  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
          Vendor Not Vulnerable (>=2.4.21-pre4)
          UltraMonkey Not Vulnerable (>=2.4.21-pre4)
  Debian Woody
          Vendor kernel-source-2.4.18_2.4.18-11
          UltraMonkey kernel-source-2.4.22_2.4.22-4woody.um.1
  Debian Sid
          Vendor kernel-source-2.4.21_2.4.21-1
          UltraMonkey kernel-source-2.4.22_2.4.22-4.um.1
local data for debugging.
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