Upstream information

CVE-2008-2931 at MITRE

Description

The do_change_type function in fs/namespace.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.22 does not verify that the caller has the CAP_SYS_ADMIN capability, which allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service by modifying the properties of a mountpoint.

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 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: 407428 [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
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