The do_tkill function in kernel/signal.c in the Linux kernel before
3.8.9 does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows local
users to obtain sensitive information from kernel memory via a crafted
application that makes a (1) tkill or (2) tgkill system call.
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MLIST:[oss-security] 20130604 Re: CVE Request: kernel info leak in tkill/tgkill
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