Upstream information

CVE-2008-2729 at MITRE

Description

arch/x86_64/lib/copy_user.S in the Linux kernel before 2.6.19 on some AMD64 systems does not erase destination memory locations after an exception during kernel memory copy, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information.

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:C/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 363921 [CLOSED / FIXED], 400491 [RESOLVED / DUPLICATE]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 10 SP2
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.16.60-0.30
  • kernel-kdump >= 2.6.16.60-0.30
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.16.60-0.30
sles10-sp2-debuginfo.x86-64
sled10-sp2.x86-64
sle10-sp2-sdk.x86-64
sles10-sp2.x86-64
ZYPP Patch Nr: 5605