Upstream information

CVE-2005-1264 at MITRE


Raw character devices (raw.c) in the Linux kernel 2.6.x call the wrong function before passing an ioctl to the block device, which crosses security boundaries by making kernel address space accessible from user space, a similar vulnerability to CVE-2005-1589.

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: 84043 [RESOLVED]

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