Upstream information

CVE-2005-0400 at MITRE

Description

The ext2_make_empty function call in the Linux kernel before 2.6.11.6 does not properly initialize memory when creating a block for a new directory entry, which allows local users to obtain potentially sensitive information by reading the block.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 75706 [RESOLVED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.5-7.155.29
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.5-7.155.29
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.5-7.155.29
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.5-7.155.29
suse91.x86-64
YOU Patch Nr: 10069
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
  • k_athlon >= 2.4.19-383
  • k_deflt >= 2.4.19-383
  • k_psmp >= 2.4.19-383
  • k_smp >= 2.4.19-383
  • kernel-source >= 2.4.19.SuSE-383
Builds
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • k_deflt >= 2.4.21-292
  • k_numa >= 2.4.21-292
  • k_smp >= 2.4.21-292
  • kernel-source >= 2.4.21-292
ul1.x86-64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
  • kernel-iseries64 >= 2.4.21-292
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 2.4.21-292
  • kernel-source >= 2.4.21-292
ul1.ppc
SUSE LINUX 9.3
  • Intel-536ep >= 4.69-10.1
  • dprobes >= 3.6.5-8.2
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 2.6.11.4-21.6
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 2.6.11.4-21.7
  • kernel-bigsmp-nongpl >= 2.6.11.4-21.6
  • kernel-bigsmp-nongpl >= 2.6.11.4-21.7
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.11.4-21.6
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.11.4-21.7
  • kernel-default-nongpl >= 2.6.11.4-21.6
  • kernel-default-nongpl >= 2.6.11.4-21.7
  • kernel-docs >= 2.6.11.4-21.6
  • kernel-docs >= 2.6.11.4-21.7
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.11.4-21.6
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.11.4-21.7
  • kernel-smp-nongpl >= 2.6.11.4-21.6
  • kernel-smp-nongpl >= 2.6.11.4-21.7
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.11.4-21.6
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.11.4-21.7
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.11.4-21.6
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.11.4-21.7
  • kernel-um >= 2.6.11.4-21.6
  • kernel-um >= 2.6.11.4-21.7
  • kernel-um-nongpl >= 2.6.11.4-21.6
  • kernel-um-nongpl >= 2.6.11.4-21.7
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.11.4-21.6
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.11.4-21.7
  • kernel-xen-nongpl >= 2.6.11.4-21.6
  • kernel-xen-nongpl >= 2.6.11.4-21.7
  • ltmodem >= 8.31a10-7.1
  • um-host-install-initrd >= 1.0-50.1
  • um-host-kernel >= 2.6.11.4-21.6
  • um-host-kernel >= 2.6.11.4-21.7
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
  • k_deflt >= 2.4.21-292
  • kernel-source >= 2.4.21-292
ul1.s390x
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • k_athlon >= 2.4.21-292
  • k_debug >= 2.4.21-292
  • k_deflt >= 2.4.21-292
  • k_psmp >= 2.4.21-292
  • k_smp >= 2.4.21-292
  • kernel-source >= 2.4.21-292
slox4,2.x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 2.6.5-7.155.29
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.5-7.155.29
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.5-7.155.29
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.5-7.155.29
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.5-7.155.29
suse91.x86
YOU Patch Nr: 10067
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • k_deflt >= 2.4.21-292
  • k_itanium2 >= 2.4.21-292
  • k_itanium2-smp >= 2.4.21-292
  • k_page-64k >= 2.4.21-292
  • k_smp >= 2.4.21-292
  • kernel-source >= 2.4.21-292
ul1.ia64