Upstream information

CVE-2008-2372 at MITRE

Description

The Linux kernel 2.6.24 and 2.6.25 before 2.6.25.9 allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of calls to the get_user_pages function, which lacks a ZERO_PAGE optimization and results in allocation of "useless newly zeroed pages."

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having moderate 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: 402608 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
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
openSUSE 11.0
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.25.9-0.2
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.25.9-0.2
  • kernel-docs >= 2.6.25.9-0.2
  • kernel-pae >= 2.6.25.9-0.2
  • kernel-rt >= 2.6.25.9-0.2
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.25.9-0.2
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.25.9-0.2
  • kernel-vanilla >= 2.6.25.9-0.2
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.25.9-0.2
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