Upstream information

CVE-2005-0839 at MITRE

Description

Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.11 does not restrict access to the N_MOUSE line discipline for a TTY, which allows local users to gain privileges by injecting mouse or keyboard events into other user sessions.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

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: 62195 [RESOLVED]

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