The ecryptfs_write_metadata_to_contents function in the eCryptfs
functionality in the Linux kernel 2.6.28 before 220.127.116.11 uses an
incorrect size when writing kernel memory to an eCryptfs file header,
which triggers an out-of-bounds read and allows local users to obtain
portions of kernel memory.
Note:References are provided for the convenience of the reader to help distinguish between vulnerabilities. The list is not intended to be complete.
BUGTRAQ:20091120 VMSA-2009-0016 VMware vCenter and ESX update release and vMA patch release address multiple security issue in third party components
Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when
the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not
necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was
discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly
disclosed, or updated in CVE.
This is an entry on the CVE
list, which standardizes names for security