DescriptionThe vmsplice_to_pipe function in Linux kernel 2.6.17 through 126.96.36.199 does not validate a certain userspace pointer before dereference, which allows local users to gain root privileges via crafted arguments in a vmsplice system call, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-0009 and CVE-2008-0010.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SA:2008:007, published Tue, 12 Feb 2008 14:00:00 +0000
- SUSE-SA:2008:013, published Thu, 06 Mar 2008 16:00:00 +0000
- SUSE-SA:2008:030, published Fri, 20 Jun 2008 14:00:00 +0000
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 02:46:20 2013
CVE page last modified: Mon Feb 13 11:23:17 2023