Upstream information

CVE-2006-6535 at MITRE

Description

The dev_queue_xmit function in Linux kernel 2.6 can fail before calling the local_bh_disable function, which could lead to data corruption and "node lockups." NOTE: it is not clear whether this issue is exploitable.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.4
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 228201 [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