Upstream information

CVE-2007-5966 at MITRE

Description

Integer overflow in the hrtimer_start function in kernel/hrtimer.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.23.10 allows local users to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (panic) via a large relative timeout value. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

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 7.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 347262 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 512584 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE LINUX 10.1
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 2.6.16.54-0.2.5
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.16.54-0.2.5
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.16.54-0.2.5
  • kernel-iseries64 >= 2.6.16.54-0.2.5
  • kernel-kdump >= 2.6.16.54-0.2.5
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 2.6.16.54-0.2.5
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.16.54-0.2.5
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.16.54-0.2.5
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.16.54-0.2.5
  • kernel-um >= 2.6.16.54-0.2.5
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.16.54-0.2.5
  • kernel-xenpae >= 2.6.16.54-0.2.5
  • kexec-tools >= 1.101-32.45.1
  • mkinitrd >= 1.2-106.62.1
  • multipath-tools >= 0.4.6-25.23
  • open-iscsi >= 2.0.707-0.32
  • udev >= 085-30.44.1


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 GA kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 GA kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 GA kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 kernel-source Analysis