Upstream information

CVE-2006-1055 at MITRE

Description

The fill_write_buffer function in sysfs/file.c in Linux kernel 2.6.12 up to versions before 2.6.17-rc1 does not zero terminate a buffer when a length of PAGE_SIZE or more is requested, which might allow local users to cause a denial of service (crash) by causing an out-of-bounds read.

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 4.9
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 162862 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE LINUX 10.0
  • Intel-536ep >= 4.69-14.5
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 2.6.13-15.10
  • kernel-bigsmp-nongpl >= 2.6.13-15.10
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.13-15.10
  • kernel-default-nongpl >= 2.6.13-15.10
  • kernel-iseries64 >= 2.6.13-15.10
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 2.6.13-15.10
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.13-15.10
  • kernel-smp-nongpl >= 2.6.13-15.10
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.13-15.10
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.13-15.10
  • kernel-um >= 2.6.13-15.10
  • kernel-um-nongpl >= 2.6.13-15.10
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.13-15.10
  • kernel-xen-nongpl >= 2.6.13-15.10
  • um-host-kernel >= 2.6.13-15.10