Upstream information

CVE-2005-2490 at MITRE

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the sendmsg function call in the Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.13.1 allows local users to execute arbitrary code by calling sendmsg and modifying the message contents in another thread.

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 4.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 100428, 102323, 104085, 114364 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 117169 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 130270 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 132739 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 133577, 133972 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.5-7.202.7
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.5-7.202.7
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.5-7.202.7
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.5-7.202.7
core9.x86-64
YOU Patch Nr: 10775
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 >= 2.4.21-304
  • k_debug >= 2.4.21-304
  • k_deflt >= 2.4.21-304
  • k_psmp >= 2.4.21-304
  • k_smp >= 2.4.21-304
  • kernel-source >= 2.4.21-304
slox4,2.x86
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
  • k_athlon >= 2.4.19-386
  • k_deflt >= 2.4.19-386
  • k_psmp >= 2.4.19-386
  • k_smp >= 2.4.19-386
  • kernel-source >= 2.4.19.SuSE-386
Builds
SUSE LINUX 9.3
  • Intel-536ep >= 4.69-10.4
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 2.6.11.4-21.10
  • kernel-bigsmp-nongpl >= 2.6.11.4-21.10
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.11.4-21.10
  • kernel-default-nongpl >= 2.6.11.4-21.10
  • kernel-docs >= 2.6.11.4-21.10
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.11.4-21.10
  • kernel-smp-nongpl >= 2.6.11.4-21.10
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.11.4-21.10
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.11.4-21.10
  • kernel-um >= 2.6.11.4-21.10
  • kernel-um-nongpl >= 2.6.11.4-21.10
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.11.4-21.10
  • kernel-xen-nongpl >= 2.6.11.4-21.10
  • ltmodem >= 8.31a10-7.4
  • um-host-install-initrd >= 1.0-50.4
  • um-host-kernel >= 2.6.11.4-21.10
Builds
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • k_deflt >= 2.4.21-304
  • k_numa >= 2.4.21-304
  • k_smp >= 2.4.21-304
  • kernel-source >= 2.4.21-304
ul1.x86-64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
  • kernel-iseries64 >= 2.4.21-304
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 2.4.21-304
  • kernel-source >= 2.4.21-304
ul1.ppc
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
  • k_deflt >= 2.4.21-304
  • kernel-source >= 2.4.21-304
ul1.s390x
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • k_deflt >= 2.4.21-304
  • k_itanium2 >= 2.4.21-304
  • k_itanium2-smp >= 2.4.21-304
  • k_page-64k >= 2.4.21-304
  • k_smp >= 2.4.21-304
  • kernel-source >= 2.4.21-304
ul1.ia64
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 2.6.5-7.202.7
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.5-7.202.7
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.5-7.202.7
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.5-7.202.7
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.5-7.202.7
sles9-nlpos.x86
YOU Patch Nr: 10776


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 GA kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 GA kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 kernel-source Analysis