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 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
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
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
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-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
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • 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.

Product(s) Source package State
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 kernel-default In progress
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 kernel-source In progress
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 kernel-source-azure In progress
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 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 12 SP3 BCL kernel-default In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 BCL kernel-source In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 BCL kernel-source-azure In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ESPOS kernel-default In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ESPOS kernel-source In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ESPOS kernel-source-azure In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS kernel-default In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS kernel-source In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS kernel-source-azure In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 LTSS kernel-default Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 LTSS kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ESPOS 15 kernel-default Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ESPOS 15 kernel-source Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 kernel-default In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 kernel-source In progress
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 kernel-source-azure In progress
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 OpenStack Cloud 8 kernel-default In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 kernel-source In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 kernel-source-azure In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 kernel-default In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 kernel-source In progress
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 kernel-source-azure In progress