Upstream information

CVE-2008-1514 at MITRE

Description

arch/s390/kernel/ptrace.c in Linux kernel 2.6.9, and other versions before 2.6.27-rc6, on s390 platforms allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) via the user-area-padding test from the ptrace testsuite in 31-bit mode, which triggers an invalid dereference.

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 4.9
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 411871 [VERIFIED / 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
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