Upstream information

CVE-2008-2750 at MITRE

Description

The pppol2tp_recvmsg function in drivers/net/pppol2tp.c in the Linux kernel 2.6 before 2.6.26-rc6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (kernel heap memory corruption and system crash) and possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted PPPOL2TP packet that results in a large value for a certain length variable.

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 7.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 400874 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 11.0
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.25.11-0.1
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.25.11-0.1
  • kernel-docs >= 2.6.25.11-0.1
  • kernel-pae >= 2.6.25.11-0.1
  • kernel-rt >= 2.6.25.11-0.1
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.25.11-0.1
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.25.11-0.1
  • kernel-vanilla >= 2.6.25.11-0.1
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.25.11-0.1