Upstream information

CVE-2007-6716 at MITRE

Description

fs/direct-io.c in the dio subsystem in the Linux kernel before 2.6.23 does not properly zero out the dio struct, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (OOPS), as demonstrated by a certain fio test.

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 4.7
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 422963 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 10 SP2
  • kernel-kdump >= 2.6.16.60-0.31
sles10-sp2-debuginfo.ppc
sle10-sp2-sdk.ppc
sles10-sp2.ppc
ZYPP Patch Nr: 5665
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 10 SP2
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.16.60-0.31
  • kernel-kdump >= 2.6.16.60-0.31
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.16.60-0.31
  • kernel-xenpae >= 2.6.16.60-0.31
sle10-sp2-sdk.x86
sles10-sp2-debuginfo.x86
sled10-sp2.x86
sles10-sp2.x86
ZYPP Patch Nr: 5668
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 10 SP2
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.16.60-0.31
  • kernel-kdump >= 2.6.16.60-0.31
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.16.60-0.31
sle10-sp2-sdk.x86-64
sles10-sp2.x86-64
sled10-sp2.x86-64
sles10-sp2-debuginfo.x86-64
ZYPP Patch Nr: 5667
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.5-7.314
sles9-oes.x86
sles9-nld.x86
YOU Patch Nr: 12247
Open Enterprise Server
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-um >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-xenpae >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • um-host-install-initrd >= 1.0-48.28
  • um-host-kernel >= 2.6.5-7.314
sles9-oes.x86
sles9-nld.x86
YOU Patch Nr: 12247
SUSE Linux Enterprise Realtime 10 SP2
  • kernel-rt >= 2.6.22.19-0.18
  • kernel-rt_bigsmp >= 2.6.22.19-0.18
  • kernel-rt_debug >= 2.6.22.19-0.18
  • kernel-rt_timing >= 2.6.22.19-0.18
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.22.19-0.18
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.22.19-0.18
sles10-sp2.x86
sles10-sp2.x86-64
ZYPP Patch Nr: 5710
SUSE Linux Enterprise Realtime 10 SP2
  • kernel-rt >= 2.6.22.19-0.18
  • kernel-rt_debug >= 2.6.22.19-0.18
  • kernel-rt_timing >= 2.6.22.19-0.18
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.22.19-0.18
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.22.19-0.18
sles10-sp2.x86
sles10-sp2.x86-64
ZYPP Patch Nr: 5710
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.5-7.314
sles9-nld.x86-64
YOU Patch Nr: 12252
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 10 SP2
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.16.60-0.31
sles10-sp2.ia64
sle10-sp2-sdk.ia64
sles10-sp2-debuginfo.ia64
ZYPP Patch Nr: 5663


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 Desktop 12 SP4 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 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 12 SP4 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
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 kernel-source Analysis