Upstream information

CVE-2007-0997 at MITRE

Description

Race condition in the tee (sys_tee) system call in the Linux kernel 2.6.17 through 2.6.17.6 might allow local users to cause a denial of service (system crash), obtain sensitive information (kernel memory contents), or gain privileges via unspecified vectors related to a potentially dropped ipipe lock during a race between two pipe readers.

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 6.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 251686 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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