Upstream information

CVE-2004-2302 at MITRE

Description

Race condition in the sysfs_read_file and sysfs_write_file functions in Linux kernel before 2.6.10 allows local users to read kernel memory and cause a denial of service (crash) via large offsets in sysfs files.

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 2.6
Vector AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 94160 [VERIFIED / FIXED]

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