CVE-ID

CVE-2010-4158

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Description
The sk_run_filter function in net/core/filter.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.36.2 does not check whether a certain memory location has been initialized before executing a (1) BPF_S_LD_MEM or (2) BPF_S_LDX_MEM instruction, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information from kernel stack memory via a crafted socket filter.
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Date Entry Created
20101104 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.
Phase (Legacy)
Assigned (20101104)
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Proposed (Legacy)
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