Upstream information

CVE-2005-4798 at MITRE

Description

Buffer overflow in NFS readlink handling in the Linux Kernel 2.4 up to 2.4.31 allows remote NFS servers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a long symlink, which is not properly handled in (1) nfs2xdr.c or (2) nfs3xdr.c and causes a crash in the NFS client.

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 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 153311 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
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 >= 2.4.21-309
  • k_debug >= 2.4.21-309
  • k_deflt >= 2.4.21-309
  • k_psmp >= 2.4.21-309
  • k_smp >= 2.4.21-309
  • kernel-source >= 2.4.21-309
Builds
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • k_deflt >= 2.4.21-309
  • k_itanium2 >= 2.4.21-309
  • k_itanium2-smp >= 2.4.21-309
  • k_page-64k >= 2.4.21-309
  • k_smp >= 2.4.21-309
  • kernel-source >= 2.4.21-309
Builds
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
UnitedLinux 1.0
  • k_deflt >= 2.4.21-309
  • k_numa >= 2.4.21-309
  • k_smp >= 2.4.21-309
  • kernel-source >= 2.4.21-309
Builds
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
  • kernel-iseries64 >= 2.4.21-309
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 2.4.21-309
  • kernel-source >= 2.4.21-309
Builds
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
  • k_deflt >= 2.4.21-309
  • kernel-source >= 2.4.21-309
Builds
SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
  • k_athlon >= 2.4.19-390
  • k_deflt >= 2.4.19-390
  • k_psmp >= 2.4.19-390
  • k_smp >= 2.4.19-390
  • kernel-source >= 2.4.19.SuSE-390
Builds