• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
|Multiple ethernet Network Interface Card (NIC) device drivers do not
pad frames with null bytes, which allows remote attackers to obtain
information from previous packets or kernel memory by using malformed
packets, as demonstrated by Etherleak.
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| ACCEPT(3) Baker, Cole, Wall
MODIFY(2) Cox, Frech
CHANGE> [Cox changed vote from ACCEPT to MODIFY]
Cox> Addref: RHSA-2003:088
Christey> BUGTRAQ:20040207 [Fwd: zyxel prestige ethernet information leakage]
Cox> Change description to say "in Linux 2.4 prior to 2.4.21" as
this was fixed in Linux 2.4.21 by changesets committed by Alan Cox on
5th Feb 2003.
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