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CVE-2008-0007 Security Fix

Released: Mar 20, 2008     Updated: Mar 20, 2008


Linux kernel before, when using certain drivers that register a fault handler that does not perform range checks, allows local users to access kernel memory via an out-of-range offset. IDENTIFIER = WIND00117209

Product Version

Linux Platforms 2.0


Installation Notes

Installation Notes for 1.4 for 1.5

1. Unzip the patch under [install_dir]/updates

2. Install the patch CD by entering the patch CD directory and run setup_linux.

3. This is a source only patch so you will have to build the kernel

4. Issue a make fs and make the kernel in a configured directory.

5. Upload the kernel and rootfs into the target and boot it up.

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