Upstream information

CVE-2008-0001 at MITRE

Description

VFS in the Linux kernel before 2.6.22.16, and 2.6.23.x before 2.6.23.14, performs tests of access mode by using the flag variable instead of the acc_mode variable, which might allow local users to bypass intended permissions and remove directories.

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 3.6
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 353496 [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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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