SGI Information for VU#412115

Network device drivers reuse old frame buffer data to pad packets

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Addendum

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SGI Security Advisory


Title:     Some Network Drivers May Leak Data
Number   : 20030601-01-A
Date     : June 2, 2003
Reference: CERT Vulnerability Note VU#412115
Reference: CVE CAN-2003-0001
Reference: SGI BUG 878043

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SGI acknowledges the network device driver vulnerability reported by AtStake
and is currently investigating:

http://www.atstake.com/research/advisories/2003/atstake_etherleak_report.pdf
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/412115

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2003-0001

Our initial investigation shows that our egXX and tgXX gigabit cards and
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