The shmctl function in Linux 2.6.9 and earlier allows local users to
unlock the memory of other processes, which could cause sensitive
memory to be swapped to disk, which could allow it to be read by other
users once it has been released.
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BUGTRAQ:20050215 [USN-82-1] Linux kernel vulnerabilities
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