Upstream information

CVE-2004-0228 at MITRE


Integer signedness error in the cpufreq proc handler (cpufreq_procctl) in Linux kernel 2.6 allows local users to gain privileges.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 53898 [RESOLVED]

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