Upstream information

CVE-2006-5754 at MITRE

Description

The aio_setup_ring function in Linux kernel does not properly initialize a variable, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) via an unspecified error path that causes an incorrect free operation.

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: 231185 [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 >= 2.6.5-7.286
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.5-7.286
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.5-7.286
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.5-7.286
Builds
YOU Patch Nr: 11534
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 2.6.5-7.286
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.5-7.286
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.5-7.286
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.5-7.286
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.5-7.286
Builds
YOU Patch Nr: 11535
Open Enterprise Server
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 2.6.5-7.286
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.5-7.286
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.5-7.286
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.5-7.286
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.5-7.286
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.5-7.286
  • kernel-um >= 2.6.5-7.286
  • um-host-install-initrd >= 1.0-48.22
  • um-host-kernel >= 2.6.5-7.286
Builds
YOU Patch Nr: 11535