Upstream information

CVE-2006-3626 at MITRE

Description

Race condition in Linux kernel 2.6.17.4 and earlier allows local users to gain root privileges by using prctl with PR_SET_DUMPABLE in a way that causes /proc/self/environ to become setuid root.

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 6.2
Vector AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 192688 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE LINUX 10.0
  • Intel-536ep >= 4.69-14.6
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 2.6.13-15.11
  • kernel-bigsmp-nongpl >= 2.6.13-15.11
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.13-15.11
  • kernel-default-nongpl >= 2.6.13-15.11
  • kernel-iseries64 >= 2.6.13-15.11
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 2.6.13-15.11
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.13-15.11
  • kernel-smp-nongpl >= 2.6.13-15.11
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.13-15.11
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.13-15.11
  • kernel-um >= 2.6.13-15.11
  • kernel-um-nongpl >= 2.6.13-15.11
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.13-15.11
  • kernel-xen-nongpl >= 2.6.13-15.11
  • um-host-kernel >= 2.6.13-15.11
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for x86
  • device-mapper >= 1.02.13-6.9
  • gfxboot >= 3.2.38-0.6
  • icecream >= 0.7.14-20.7
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-xenpae >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • lkcdutils >= 7.0.1-22.23
  • ltrace >= 0.4-31.9
  • oprofile >= 0.9.1-17.16
  • rsync >= 2.6.8-36.8
  • sysstat >= 6.0.2-16.19
sles10.s390x
sles10.x86
ZYPP Patch Nr: 2804
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
  • device-mapper >= 1.02.13-6.9
  • device-mapper-32bit >= 1.02.13-6.9
  • gfxboot >= 3.2.38-0.6
  • icecream >= 0.7.14-20.7
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • lkcdutils >= 7.0.1-22.23
  • ltrace >= 0.4-31.9
  • ltrace-32bit >= 0.4-31.9
  • oprofile >= 0.9.1-17.16
  • rsync >= 2.6.8-36.8
  • sysstat >= 6.0.2-16.19
sles10.s390x
sles10.x86
ZYPP Patch Nr: 2804
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for x86
  • device-mapper >= 1.02.13-6.9
  • gfxboot >= 3.2.38-0.6
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-kdump >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-xenpae >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • lkcdutils >= 7.0.1-22.23
  • lkcdutils-netdump-server >= 7.0.1-22.23
  • ltrace >= 0.4-31.9
  • rsync >= 2.6.8-36.8
  • sysstat >= 6.0.2-16.19
sles10.s390x
sles10.x86
ZYPP Patch Nr: 2804
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IPF
  • device-mapper >= 1.02.13-6.9
  • device-mapper-x86 >= 1.02.13-6.9
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • lkcdutils >= 7.0.1-22.23
  • lkcdutils-netdump-server >= 7.0.1-22.23
  • ltrace >= 0.4-31.9
  • rsync >= 2.6.8-36.8
  • sysstat >= 6.0.2-16.19
sles10.s390x
sles10.x86
ZYPP Patch Nr: 2804
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM POWER
  • device-mapper >= 1.02.13-6.9
  • device-mapper-64bit >= 1.02.13-6.9
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-iseries64 >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-kdump >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • lkcdutils >= 7.0.1-22.23
  • ltrace >= 0.4-31.9
  • ltrace-64bit >= 0.4-31.9
  • rsync >= 2.6.8-36.8
  • sysstat >= 6.0.2-16.19
sles10.s390x
sles10.x86
ZYPP Patch Nr: 2804
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries 64bit
  • device-mapper >= 1.02.13-6.9
  • device-mapper-32bit >= 1.02.13-6.9
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • lkcdutils >= 7.0.1-22.23
  • lkcdutils-netdump-server >= 7.0.1-22.23
  • ltrace >= 0.4-31.9
  • ltrace-32bit >= 0.4-31.9
  • rsync >= 2.6.8-36.8
  • sysstat >= 6.0.2-16.19
sles10.s390x
sles10.x86
ZYPP Patch Nr: 2804
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
  • device-mapper >= 1.02.13-6.9
  • device-mapper-32bit >= 1.02.13-6.9
  • gfxboot >= 3.2.38-0.6
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-kdump >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.16.46-0.12
  • lkcdutils >= 7.0.1-22.23
  • lkcdutils-netdump-server >= 7.0.1-22.23
  • ltrace >= 0.4-31.9
  • ltrace-32bit >= 0.4-31.9
  • rsync >= 2.6.8-36.8
  • sysstat >= 6.0.2-16.19
sles10.s390x
sles10.x86
ZYPP Patch Nr: 2804
SUSE LINUX 10.1
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 2.6.16.21-0.13
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.16.21-0.13
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.16.21-0.13
  • kernel-iseries64 >= 2.6.16.21-0.13
  • kernel-kdump >= 2.6.16.21-0.13
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 2.6.16.21-0.13
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.16.21-0.13
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.16.21-0.13
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.16.21-0.13
  • kernel-um >= 2.6.16.21-0.13
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.16.21-0.13
  • kernel-xenpae >= 2.6.16.21-0.13
  • kexec-tools >= 1.101-32.17
  • mkinitrd >= 1.2-106.15
  • multipath-tools >= 0.4.6-25.9
  • open-iscsi >= 0.5.545-9.13
  • udev >= 085-30.11
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.5-7.276
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.5-7.276
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.5-7.276
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.5-7.276
sles9-nld.x86-64
YOU Patch Nr: 11117
SUSE LINUX 9.3
  • Intel-536ep >= 4.69-10.7
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 2.6.11.4-21.13
  • kernel-bigsmp-nongpl >= 2.6.11.4-21.13
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.11.4-21.13
  • kernel-default-nongpl >= 2.6.11.4-21.13
  • kernel-docs >= 2.6.11.4-21.13
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.11.4-21.13
  • kernel-smp-nongpl >= 2.6.11.4-21.13
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.11.4-21.13
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.11.4-21.13
  • kernel-um >= 2.6.11.4-21.13
  • kernel-um-nongpl >= 2.6.11.4-21.13
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.11.4-21.13
  • kernel-xen-nongpl >= 2.6.11.4-21.13
  • ltmodem >= 8.31a10-7.7
  • um-host-install-initrd >= 1.0-50.7
  • um-host-kernel >= 2.6.11.4-21.13
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 2.6.5-7.276
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.5-7.276
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.5-7.276
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.5-7.276
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.5-7.276
core9.x86
YOU Patch Nr: 11118
Open Enterprise Server
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 2.6.5-7.276
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.5-7.276
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.5-7.276
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.5-7.276
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.5-7.276
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.5-7.276
  • kernel-um >= 2.6.5-7.276
  • um-host-install-initrd >= 1.0-48.19
  • um-host-kernel >= 2.6.5-7.276
core9.x86
YOU Patch Nr: 11118