Upstream information

CVE-2008-1669 at MITRE

Description

Linux kernel before 2.6.25.2 does not apply a certain protection mechanism for fcntl functionality, which allows local users to (1) execute code in parallel or (2) exploit a race condition to obtain "re-ordered access to the descriptor table."

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 6.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 387055 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • kernel-docs >= 3.0.101-63.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 GA kernel-docs-3.0.101-63.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-pae >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-ppc64-base >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-ppc64-devel >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-trace >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 2.6.32.12-0.7.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 GA kernel-default-2.6.32.12-0.7.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-pae >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-ppc64-base >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-ppc64-devel >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.13-0.27.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 GA kernel-default-3.0.13-0.27.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-pae >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-ppc64-base >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-ppc64-devel >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.76-0.11.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 GA kernel-default-3.0.76-0.11.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • kernel-default >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-default-base >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-default-devel >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-default-man >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-docs >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-pae >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-pae-base >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-pae-devel >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-ppc64 >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-ppc64-base >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-ppc64-devel >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-source >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-syms >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-trace >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-trace-base >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-trace-devel >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-xen >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-xen-base >= 3.0.101-63.1
  • kernel-xen-devel >= 3.0.101-63.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 GA kernel-default-3.0.101-63.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 GA kernel-docs-3.0.101-63.1


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. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.

Product(s) Source package State
Products under Long Term Service Pack support and receiving important and critical security fixes.
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 kernel-source-azure Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 kernel-source-azure Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-ESPOS kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-LTSS kernel-default Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-LTSS kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 kernel-source-azure Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-ESPOS kernel-default Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-ESPOS kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 kernel-default Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 kernel-source-azure Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 kernel-source-azure Already fixed
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 kernel-default Not affected
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 kernel-source Not affected
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 kernel-source-azure Not affected
SUSE Enterprise Storage 7 kernel-source-azure Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 15 kernel-source-azure Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 15 SP2 kernel-source-azure Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4-LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 kernel-source-azure Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-BCL kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-BCL kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-BCL kernel-source-azure Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-ESPOS kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-ESPOS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-ESPOS kernel-source-azure Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-LTSS kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-LTSS kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-LTSS kernel-source-azure Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 kernel-source-azure Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-LTSS kernel-default Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-LTSS kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 kernel-source-azure Not affected
SUSE Manager Proxy 4.1 kernel-source-azure Already fixed
SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.1 kernel-source-azure Already fixed
SUSE Manager Server 4.1 kernel-source-azure Already fixed
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 kernel-source-azure Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 kernel-default Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 kernel-source Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 kernel-source-azure Not affected


SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Jun 28 03:40:13 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Dec 8 16:25:51 2023