Upstream information

CVE-2007-6733 at MITRE

Description

The nfs_lock function in fs/nfs/file.c in the Linux kernel 2.6.9 does not properly remove POSIX locks on files that are setgid without group-execute permission, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (BUG and system crash) by locking a file on an NFS filesystem and then changing this file's permissions, a related issue to CVE-2010-0727.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

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: 589280 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
Open Enterprise Server
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 2.6.5-7.323
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.5-7.323
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.5-7.323
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.5-7.323
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.5-7.323
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.5-7.323
  • kernel-um >= 2.6.5-7.323
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.5-7.323
  • kernel-xenpae >= 2.6.5-7.323
  • um-host-install-initrd >= 1.0-48.36
  • um-host-kernel >= 2.6.5-7.323
  • xen-kmp >= 3.0.4_2.6.5_7.323-0.2
sles9-oes.x86
YOU Patch Nr: 12637