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 important 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
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 GA kernel-default
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
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
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
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 GA kernel-default
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
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 10 SP2
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.16.60-0.27
  • kernel-kdump >= 2.6.16.60-0.27
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.16.60-0.27
  • kernel-xenpae >= 2.6.16.60-0.27
sle10-sp2-sdk.x86
sles10-sp2-debuginfo.x86
sles10-sp2.x86
sled10-sp2.x86
ZYPP Patch Nr: 5473
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 10 SP2
  • kernel-kdump >= 2.6.16.60-0.25
sle10-sp2-sdk.ppc
sles10-sp2.ppc
sles10-sp2-debuginfo.ppc
ZYPP Patch Nr: 5425
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 10 SP2
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.16.60-0.25
ZYPP Patch Nr: 5424
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 10 SP2
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.16.60-0.27
  • kernel-kdump >= 2.6.16.60-0.27
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.16.60-0.27
sles10-sp2.x86-64
sled10-sp2.x86-64
sle10-sp2-sdk.x86-64
sles10-sp2-debuginfo.x86-64
ZYPP Patch Nr: 5477
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 10 SP2
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.16.60-0.27
sles10-sp2-debuginfo.ia64
sle10-sp2-sdk.ia64
sles10-sp2.ia64
ZYPP Patch Nr: 5474
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 10 SP2
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.16.60-0.25
  • kernel-kdump >= 2.6.16.60-0.25
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.16.60-0.25
  • kernel-xenpae >= 2.6.16.60-0.25
ZYPP Patch Nr: 5423
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 10 SP2
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.16.60-0.25
  • kernel-kdump >= 2.6.16.60-0.25
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.16.60-0.25
ZYPP Patch Nr: 5426
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 10 SP2
  • kernel-kdump >= 2.6.16.60-0.27
sle10-sp2-sdk.ppc
sles10-sp2-debuginfo.ppc
sles10-sp2.ppc
ZYPP Patch Nr: 5475