Upstream information

CVE-2005-2801 at MITRE


xattr.c in the ext2 and ext3 file system code for Linux kernel 2.6 does not properly compare the name_index fields when sharing xattr blocks, which could prevent default ACLs from being applied.

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 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 65424 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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