Upstream information

CVE-2008-2812 at MITRE

Description

The Linux kernel before 2.6.25.10 does not properly perform tty operations, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges via vectors involving NULL pointer dereference of function pointers in (1) hamradio/6pack.c, (2) hamradio/mkiss.c, (3) irda/irtty-sir.c, (4) ppp_async.c, (5) ppp_synctty.c, (6) slip.c, (7) wan/x25_asy.c, and (8) wireless/strip.c in drivers/net/.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.2
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 405017 [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 Realtime 10 SP2
  • kernel-rt >= 2.6.22.19-0.16
  • kernel-rt_bigsmp >= 2.6.22.19-0.16
  • kernel-rt_debug >= 2.6.22.19-0.16
  • kernel-rt_timing >= 2.6.22.19-0.16
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.22.19-0.16
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.22.19-0.16
sles10-sp2.x86-64
sles10-sp2.x86
ZYPP Patch Nr: 5496
SUSE Linux Enterprise Realtime 10 SP2
  • kernel-rt >= 2.6.22.19-0.16
  • kernel-rt_debug >= 2.6.22.19-0.16
  • kernel-rt_timing >= 2.6.22.19-0.16
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.22.19-0.16
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.22.19-0.16
sles10-sp2.x86-64
sles10-sp2.x86
ZYPP Patch Nr: 5496
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.5-7.314
sles9-oes.x86
sles9-nld.x86
YOU Patch Nr: 12247
Open Enterprise Server
  • kernel-bigsmp >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-debug >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-um >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-xen >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-xenpae >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • um-host-install-initrd >= 1.0-48.28
  • um-host-kernel >= 2.6.5-7.314
sles9-oes.x86
sles9-nld.x86
YOU Patch Nr: 12247
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
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
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
  • kernel-default >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-smp >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-source >= 2.6.5-7.314
  • kernel-syms >= 2.6.5-7.314
sles9-nld.x86-64
YOU Patch Nr: 12252
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