Upstream information

CVE-2005-0177 at MITRE

Description

nls_ascii.c in Linux before 2.6.8.1 uses an incorrect table size, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (kernel crash) via a buffer overflow.

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 7.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 65371 [RESOLVED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
Open Enterprise Server
  • drbd >= 0.7.5-0.16
  • km_drbd >= 0.7.5-0.16
suse91.s390x
suse91.ia64
suse91.s390
suse91.x86-64
suse91.ppc
suse91.x86
YOU Patch Nr: 9975