The do_sigaltstack function in kernel/signal.c in Linux kernel 2.4
through 2.4.37 and 2.6 before 2.6.31-rc5, when running on 64-bit
systems, does not clear certain padding bytes from a structure, which
allows local users to obtain sensitive information from the kernel
stack via the sigaltstack function.
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BUGTRAQ:20091120 VMSA-2009-0016 VMware vCenter and ESX update release and vMA patch release address multiple security issue in third party components
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