arch/x86/ia32/ia32entry.S in the Linux kernel before 126.96.36.199 on the x86_64 platform does not clear certain kernel registers before a return to user mode, which allows local users to read register values from an earlier process by switching an ia32 process to 64-bit mode.
Publish Date : 2009-10-20 Last Update Date : 2020-08-07
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